Western Province Raisins


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Western Province

General Specifications

Moisture content: Product will have a moisture content of 14-17 % at time of packing

Oil Description: Sunflower seed  oil will be used at a ratio of 3 -5 ml to 1 kg fruite.

Appearance: Product will have a uniform brown to dark brown color. Product will be free flowing and not sticky

Flavour: Will have a sweet flavor that of sundried grapes

Odour: Free from rancid or foreign flavours or odours

Texture: Soft to firm fruit without any unduly hard particles.

Production Process: Sultana seeless grapes naturally sundried without any additives

Packing: Packed in 12.5 kg, 13.5 kg , 14 kg,15 kg or 10 kg boxes. inside box is a 50 mic plastic liner.

Infestation: Free from infestation or signs of revious infestation

Admixture: Product will be free from any potentially injurious particle of foreign matter, including glass, metal wood, plastic or other fragments.

Allergens: This product does not contain any type of allergens or SO2.

General Description :This product will be made from South African Seedless Sultana Grapes.

The grading will be done on a 100 gram unless otherwise stated

Choice Grade : Laser sorted & Double Hand picked Standard Grade : Laser sorted & double handpicked Industrial Grade : Laser sorted & double hanpicked
Minor Color Deviations 2% 5% n/a
Major Color Deviations 0% 3% n/a
Damaged Berries 2% 10% 20%
Major Texture Deviaions 1% 5% 5%
Capstems 2% 4% 4%
Blemished Berries 5% 7% n/a
Sugard Berries 5% 7% 7%
Foreign Objects 2 per 1000 kg 2 per 1000 kg  2 per 1000 kg
Loose stalks 1 per 150 kg 3 per 150 kg 5 per 150 kg
Embedded stalks 3 per 15 kg 3 per 15 kg 5 per 15 kg
Sand (grit) mg / 200 gr 15 mg per 200 gr 15 15
Sulpher Dioxide Absent Absent Absent
BERRY COUNT RAISINS PER 100 GR
Jumbo –jumbo 70-100
Jumbo 100-130
Bold 130-230
Medium 230-290
Small 290-400
Midgets >400
MICRO BIOLOGY
Ochratoxin A 5 PPB
Aflatoxin 5 PPB
Total Viable count <10000
E. coli Absent
Salmonella Absent
Molds & Yeasts <1000
Total Coliforms < 100