Lemon zest

Lemon zest flavor is a natural and nature-identical lemon flavor formulated with essential oils. It combines the fruity flavor of lemon juice with the bitterness of the zest. Uses: Pastries, creams, cake and cookie dough.


Liquid lemon zest is often available commercially in the form of extracts, essential oils, or concentrates that capture the distinctive flavor of lemon zest.

Lemon Zest Extract:

  • Ingredients: Water, alcohol, lemon zest oil, emulsifiers.
  • Manufacturing Process: Lemon zest is often used to infuse alcohol, which is then mixed with water to create a liquid extract. Some extracts may also contain emulsifiers to ensure even dispersion in food preparations.

Lemon Zest Essential Oil:

  • Ingredients: Lemon zest oil.
  • Manufacturing Process: Lemon zest essential oil is extracted by cold-pressing lemon zest. This method preserves the aromatic compounds of the zest.

Lemon Zest Concentrate:

  • Ingredients: Lemon zest, water, sugar (optional).
  • Manufacturing Process: Lemon zest is infused in water to extract flavors. The resulting liquid can be concentrated to intensify the flavor. Some concentrates may also contain sugar to balance acidity.

Lemon Zest Powder (possibly liquid after reconstitution):

  • Ingredients: Lemon zest, maltodextrin (possibly).
  • Manufacturing Process: Lemon zest is dried and ground into powder. Some products may require reconstitution with water to achieve a liquid form.
  • Storage: Most of these products are typically packaged in opaque containers to protect their flavor from the effects of light. They are also often hermetically sealed to prevent oxidation.
  • Usage: These products can be used to add lemon zest flavor to a variety of dishes, from desserts to savory dishes. They are often used sparingly due to their concentration.
  • Precautions: It is essential to follow the usage instructions provided on the packaging. Some products can be highly concentrated and require dilution. Individuals allergic to lemon should check labels to avoid any undesirable ingredients.

Data sheet

HS Code
2106 90 99

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