Citrus Mix: Dehydrated

Citrus Mix comes in a 4oz package which is about 3 to 3.5 cups.

Citrus is very healthy for our companion birds! Not only does it contain naturally occurring Vitamin C, it is also high in many trace minerals. Trace minerals are exceptionally important in the absorption of all other nutrients! 

This delicious mix may inspire your bird to forage more often!

Please understand the classifications of veggies and fruit:

  • Botanical: This is a scientific classification that includes mostly cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, chard and the like.
  • Culinary: These are actually botanically classified fruit, but do not have a sweet taste. These include, but are not limited to zucchini, all squash, pumpkin, bell peppers, okra, peas, corn, chili peppers, tomatoes and more.
  • Tubers: These include potatoes of all kinds.
  • Taproots: These include carrots, radishes, turnips, and beets.
  • Lettuce: Lettuce is an annual plant of the daisy family, Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds.

Gentle Dehydration is the method we use and our suppliers use: This is a method of dehydration that uses heat no higher than 115 degrees F and usually no lower than 105 degrees F. Dehydrating in this manner retains almost all nutrients including water and fat soluble vitamins and trace minerals. 

Our mix will include those organic fruits that are seasonally available and may include any or all: organic grapefruit, organic lemons, organic limes, organic peaches, organic nectarines, organic zucchini (yes, this is a fruit), organic cucumber (yes, this is a fruit), organic red bell pepper (yes, this is a fruit), organic okra (yes, this is a fruit), organic cherimoya, organic passion fruit, organic snow peas (yes, this is a fruit), organic snap peas (yes, this is a fruit), organic corn (yes, this is a fruit), organic kiwano melon (Horned Melon), organic dragon fruit, organic passion fruit, organic tangelos, organic apples, organic papaya, organic oranges, organic pears, organic kiwi, organic prickly pear fruit, organic cactus, organic butternut squash (yes, this is a fruit), organic acorn squash (yes, this is a fruit), organic pumpkin (yes, this is a fruit) all included when available from our suppliers. 

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