Product Name : ORGANIC WALNUTS HALVES AND PIECES.

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ORGANIC WALNUTS HALVES AND PIECES.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS

Dried fruit varieties grown from the United Kingdom and Turkey, whose  outer shell and septum has been removed.

Product: Organic Walnut
Commercial Name: 80% Halves, 60% Halves or 20% Halves.
Country of origin: United Kingdom & Turkey.
Process description: Harvest, clean, dry, machine cracked, mechanic manual sorting and packed.
Ingredients: 100% walnuts.
Intended use: Ready to eat

Halves: Above 80%, 60% or 20% half kernel. Including the ones that have up to 12.5% (1/8) of the kernel missing, as long as the kernel keeps its characteristic form.

Large Pieces: Kernel piece held by a sieve of 13mm and  that is smaller than a half of a kernel.

Medium Pieces: Kernel pieces which shall pass through a  13 mm diameter sieve and cannot pass through a 9 mm
diameter sieve.

SPECIFICATIONS

Varieties: Chandler or Serr.
Cracking type: Mechanical.
Sorting type: Manual-mechanical.
Texture: Firm, crispy.
Flavor and aroma: Good typically nut flavor, free from rancid or foreign flavors.
Color: Extra Light; Extra Light-Light;  Light;  Light-Amber;  Amber.

PHYSICAL PARAMETER

Minimum of Halves 80% (w/w),   60% (w/w),   20% (w/w)
Maximum Pieces (1) 20% (w/w),  40% (w/w),   80% (w/w)

Color
РExtra Light                      РAccepts up 15% (w/w) of Extra Light-Light color
РExtra Light, Light          РAccepts up 15% (w/w) of Light color
РLight                                РAccepts up 15% (w/w) of Light Amber color
РLight Amber                  РAccepts up 15% (w/w) of Amber color
– Amber

Kernel defects              -4% (w/w) as a top. (Stain, shriveling, mold, insect injury)

CLEANNESS

Product related impurities (2)
РShell             1 un/10 kg
РSeptum       5 un/10 kg

Foreign matter ‚ȧ0% (w/w)

Other
РStalks                      РNot Present 
РStones                     РNot Present 
РSoil Particles         РNot Present 
РDirt                         РNot Present 
РAlive infestations -Not Present 

CHEMICAL PARAMETERS

Moisture content: 5% m√°x.
Preservatives: N/A
Aflatoxines (B1; B2; G1; G2): ‚ȧ4 ppb (¬Ķg/kg)
Heavy metals: According to EU legislation

MICROBIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS

– Total coliforms: < 10 cfu/g
– E. coli : < 10 cfu/g
– Salmonella spp.: Absent
– Listeria monocytogenes: Absent

PACKAGING PROPERTIES

Direct contact packaging with product: Polyethylene¬† bags, measures 60×40 (cm), 35g weight each.
Indirect contact material: Corrugate carton box,  measures 32x20x47 (cm), 645g weight.

Each packaging unit is a clean, new, printed corrugated carton box, which contain two polyethylene bags with
5kg each one, packaged in modified atmosphere of 80%  N2 and 20% CO2.

LABELING

The label used only have an internal company code mark (barcode) which will ensures traceability from the raw
material to final product, if required or audited. However,  it is possible attach other label according to buyer
convenience, but not replace the original labeling. The content of these label must be decided by the buyer.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Containers shipment: 20 feet (10.000 kg approx.) and 40 feet (20.000 kg approx.)
Crop period: March ‚Äď May
Processing period: April – November

STORAGE RECOMMENDATIONS

– Temp: 10 ‚Äď 15 ¬įC
– R.H.: < 70%
This product must be stored in a clean, fresh and dry area, free from strong odors and contaminating products. Product shelf life in their original packaging and recommended storage: one year.

PRODUCT IS

Organic
GMO free
Suitable for Vegetarians
Suitable for Vegans

ALLERGEN INFORMATION

Product is 100% walnut, then, nuts allergen is present. Production line only process walnuts, there is not risk of
cross contamination.

CERTIFICATIONS

– IMOswiss AG, Europe. Certification of organic agricultural production, processing, marketing and export of organic products.
– NOP, US. Certification of organic crop production, handling (processing and marketing) of organic products.
– GLOBALG.A.P. (EUREPGAP), Good agricultural practices orchard management.
– HACCP, walnut packaging and cracking process plant.

Organic Walnuts Halves and Pieces
Organic Walnuts Halves and Pieces