IQF Strawberry
Whole

Ripe non‐organic strawberry, without calyx/stem, not genetically modified, carefully selected, sorted and washed being free from wooden and plastic pieces, stones & sand.
Independently quick frozen and checked by metal detector.

ORGANOLEPTIC / SENSORY

 

Color

Pink to Red (Fairly Uniform)

 

Flavor / Taste

Typical ripe Strawberry

PHYSICAL /CHEMICAL
CHARACTERISTICS

 

Brix  (°)

Not less than 5

 

pH

3.3 ‐ 3.8

 

 Deformed & Damaged Fruits (%)

Max 5

 

Rotten/Moldy Fruits (%)

Max 1

 

Overripe Fruits (%)

Max 10

 

Unripe Fruits (Green, White) (%)

Max 10

 

Stems (PC)

Max 26 / 10 kg

 

Leaves (PC)

Max 10 / 10 kg

 

Clusters > 2 Pcs (%)

Max 5

 

Insects

0

 

Foreign Bodies

0

MICROBIOLOGY CHARACTERISTICS

 

Total Plate Count

≤ 10  CFU/ml

 

Yeast & Mold Count

≤ 10  CFU/ml

 

Coliform Group

≤ 100  CFU/ml

 

E. Coli

≤ 100 CFU/gm

 

TAB

≤ 10  CFU/ 10 ml

ADDITIVES

FREE

PRESERVATIVES

FREE

STANDARD HEAVY METALS

In accordance with EU legislations

RESIDUES

In accordance with EU legislations

STORAGE CONDITION

Max ‐18o C

SHELF LIFE

24 Months

PRODUCTION SEASON

JAN-MAY

STANDARDS

EG 2368/2008 ‐ CUSTOMERS

PACKAGING                   

10 KG Blue bag in Carton

 

           

Net Weight:

10

KG

 

           

40 FT REEFER FCL

23

M. Tons