South East Queesland Food Trails - The Lime Caviar Company

The Lime Caviar Company

The Lime Caviar Company grows & supplies Native Australian Finger Limes for both the domestic & international markets.

High in the rainforest of the Border Ranges, looking out over the Scenic Rim, is the Lime Caviar finger lime farm owned by Ian and Margie Douglas. Ian and Margie purchased their land in 1982, initially as a home away from home when on holidays, and began planting finger lime trees nearly ten years ago. Finger limes are an ancient Australian native citrus, eaten by Aboriginal people for thousands of years, found growing wild in the subtropical rainforests of South East Queensland and the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. Inside the fruit’s skin are hundreds of refreshing juice-filled pearls that differ in colour according to the variety. Ian and Margie moved to the mountain permanently in 2013, and have since poured their energy into raising the profile of the fruit, and establishing markets locally and internationally. Ian still works a seven-day week and he has recently celebrated his eightieth birthday. Although it has been tough getting this new industry off the ground, Ian and Margie have enjoyed the ride. They wouldn’t be anywhere else for quids. 

Note: The Lime Caviar Company is not open to the general public throughout the year, but keep up to date with their annual involvement with Eat Local Week here:

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To order or for more information ~ or go to our website ~ All pricing and quantities available are on our website.