Naturally Dried

Goldens

Light yellow to deep gold, free-flowing seedless dried grapes with high sugar content and strong sweet flavour, sulphured and naturally wind dried out of direct sunlight. Contains Allergen - Sulphur Dioxide.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Physical Specification

Description

 

Remarks

Ingredients

 

Dried Grapes (99,5%), Sunflower oil (0.5%), Sulphur Dioxide - SO2

Oil

 

High oleic, non-hydrogenated sunflower seed oil

Moisture Content

 

14 - 17% Max (AOAC Official Method 972-20)

Water Activity Value

 

0,55 - 0,62 aw  (Method ISO 7238; EN 1132; ISO 2917)

PH level

 

3.5 - 4.0  Accredited external laboratory (In-house Method)

Colour

 

Light gold to golden

Appearance

 

Reasonably even colour, free flowing light gold to golden lyed and bleached dried seedless grapes

Flavour / Odor

 

Natural sweet flavour, no objectionable odors or flavours

Insect infestation

 

Nil

Shelf life

 

1 year from packing date

Allergens

 

Sulphur Dioxide

Storage conditions

 

Cool, dry area  

Kosher Status

 

Product is certified as Kosher Parev by the Orthodox Union.

Halaal Status

 

Product is certified as Halaal by the National Independent Halaal Trust (NITH).

MSDS Statement

 

This product is a food ingredient manufactured in compliance with California Food and Drug regulations.

It does not contain any hazardous substances or preparations, and as such does not require a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

Non GMO Statement

 

Product is 100% free from genetically modified organisms

Country of Origin

 

South Africa

Berry Count

Midget

400 - 550

Medium/Select

220 - 300

Bold

120 - 200

Jumbo

< 120

Microbiological Parameters

Analysis

Method

Limits

Total Plate Count

WI-AN-046 based on ISO 4833:2003

Max 10, 000cfu/g

Coliforms

WI-AN-043 based on ISO 4832:2006

<10cfu/g

E. coli

WI-AN-041 based on ISO16649:2001

No Growth

Salmonella

WI-AN-040 based on ISO 6579:2002

Negative per 25g

Yeast & Moulds

WI-AN-084 based on ISO 21527:2008

<1 500cfu/g

Listeria spp

WI-AN-079 (Precis Method)

<10cfu/g

Chemical Parameters

ANALYSIS

METHOD

LIMITS

Sulphur Dioxide

WI-AN-039 based on AOAC 990.28 (Optimized Monier-Williams Method)

< 2000mg/kg

Aflatoxin B1

WI-AN-017 (HPLC)

Max 2 ppb

Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2)

WI-AN-017 (HPLC)

Max 4 ppb

Ochratoxin A

WI-AN-061 (HPLC)

Max 10 ppb

Iprodione (pesticide)

LC/MSMS Multi-residue

Not present

Limits of Metal Detection
Metal

Metal Detector
(in-line)

Metal Detector
(final packaging)

Ferro

1.6 mm

3.5 mm

Non-Ferro

1.6 mm

4.0 mm

Stainless Steel

2.0 mm

4.5 mm

 

End Product Packaging Specifications

Each box is properly and legibly marked.

Information on carton

Packer Name & Address, Nett Weight, Kosher Stamp

Information on label

Product, Weight, Lot number, Packing code, Packing date, Best before

Nett Weight

10kg

12.5kg

30LBS

Packaging

Plastic bag within export carton box, sealed coloured tape