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Specification Pistachios in shell

Article:

Pistacia vera - Stone fruit

Article description

Pistachio in shell

Origin

USA

Productsubdivision

pistachios in shell are classified according to their numbers per once (28,35g).



Sensoric Requirements:


Look in shell

White to off-white, dull surface

Look unbalanced

Violet skin

Appearance blanched

Look light to dark green, dull to shiny surface

Odour / Smell

Characteristic, smell inconspicuous

Consistency

Nutty, crunchy, slightly soft, if a high fat content

Taste

Characteristic, typical



Physical microbiological Requirements:

Living vermin

none

Mould

none

Impurities / foreign objects

max. 1 %



Chemical Requirements:


Moisture

max. 6 %

Phostoxin

max. 0,05 mg / kg

Peroxide

max. 2 mVAL / kg

Pesticides

According to the corresponding regulation valid.



Microbiological Requirements:


Total plate count

max. 100.000 cfu/g

Coliforms bacteria

max. 1.000 cfu/g

Enterobactericeae

max. 10.000 cfu/g

E. Coli

max. 100 cfu/g

Yeast and Moulds

max. 10.000 cfu/g

Salmonellae

negativ / 125 g

Aflatoxin B1

max. 8 ppb

Aflatoxin B1 + B2 + G1 + G2

max. 10 ppb



Nutrition Facts per 100g:


Energy

645 kcal. / 2.671 kJ

Fat

54,9 g

of which saturates

7,1 g

mono-unsaturates

28,2 g

poly-unsaturates

19 g

Trans fatty acids

0,6 g

Carbohydrates

11,5 g

Sugars

2,8 g

Fibre

11,5 g

Protein

26,1 g

Sodium

10 mg

Salt

<0,025 g

Calcium

136 mg

Potassium

1.020 mg



Storage conditions

Cool and dry

Temperature

8 – 20 °Celsius, best 15 °Celsius

Air moisture

abt. 65 %

General

Pistachios are a sensitive natural product. The pistachios should be stored in clean and dry premises. It is absolutely essential to check the stored good constantly.



Shelf life

In original packing from delivery max. 12 months at good storing conditions.



Packaging

USA: cartons of 50 lbs (22,68 kg) net


The packaging conforms to regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 and regulation on plastic materials (EU) No. 10/2011.



Foodlaw Requirements

According to the EU-law and German food law in the corresponding valid versions.



Allergen declaration

The raw material contains according to current legislation for food information regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011, Annex II ingredients with allergenic substances: Nuts – Pistachios.

Additives and preservatives

none

GMO-status

Free of GMO. The raw material, ingredients, additives or flavourings of it are not genetically modified substances.

No labelling required according to regulations (EC) No. 1829/2003 and No. 1830/2003.

Irradiation-status

Not treated with ionising rays.

Version

3.0 - 01/2019