TURKISH DRIED FIG SPECIFICATIONS

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION :

Dried figs, Ficus Carica, are grown in the Aegean Region, around Izmir area, where our head office is located. Figs are special products, which require sensitive processing to have high quality. We specialize on its expertise on the raw products and careful processing activities, to satisfy its customers with the high quality.

CRITICAL CHARACTERISTICS :

Moisture : Max. 26 % (Determined by the DFA moisture tester)

Sizing : The fruit pieces shall be uniform in size and not showing more than

%8 by weight of smaller and/or larger.

Color : Characteristic – Light-dark brown

Flavour : Characteristic of sun dried fig flavor and free of foreign odors and

flavors. Firm in texture, slightly wrinkledouter surface

Taste :No strange taste

Smell : Good, no off-smell

Texture : Clean and firm in texture, slightly wrinkled outer surface

Sizes

Count Per Kg

1

up to 40

2

41 – 45

3

46 – 50

4

51 – 55

5

56 – 60

6

61 – 65

7

66 – 70

8

71 – 80

9

81 – 100

10

101 – 120

11

121 and over

 

PACKAGING TYPES :

  1. Type Natural :

Sizes

1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8

naturalfig

Packaging

In Bulk :

2 kg – 5 kg – 10 kg Carton Boxes

  1. Type Garland :

Sizes

5 – 6 – 7 – 8

garlandfig

Packaging

In PVC Cases or Wrapped with Cellophane :

200 gr – 250 gr – 400 gr

  1. Type Layer :

Sizes

5 – 6 – 7 – 8

layerfig

Packaging

Wrapped With Cellophane :

250 gr – 400 gr – 500 gr

  1. Type Protoben :

Sizes

1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6

protobenfig

Packaging

In PVC or Foam Trays :

250 gr – 400 gr – 500 gr

  1. Type Lerida :

Sizes

1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8

leridafig

Packaging

In Carton Boxes:
1 kg 4 * 2,5 kg = 10 kg

3 * 4 kg = 12 kg 4 * 3 kg = 12 kg

5 kg 10 kg

  1. Type Pulled :

Sizes

1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6

pulledfig

Packaging

In Carton TraysWrapped with Cellophane :

250 gr – 400 gr – 500 gr

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Class

Extra

Fancy

Choice

Industrial

Insect Damage

9,0%

12,0%

16,0%

Free

Sunburn

8,0%

10,0%

25,0%

Free

Parts & Pieces

8,0%

10,0%

25,0%

Free

Extremely Dried

8,0%

10,0%

25,0%

Free

Moldy

3,0%

4,0%

5,0%

Free

Yeast

3,0%

4,0%

5,0%

Free

Foreign Matter

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

2,0%

Nutrition Information ( in 100g )

Energy

954 kJ, 228 kcal

Protein

4 gr

Fat

0

Carbon hydrate

53 gr

Minerals ( from USDA nutrient data laboratory )

Sodium : 11 mg
Phosphorus : 68 mg
Magnesium : 59 mg

Calcium : 144 mg
Iron : 2,2 mg
Potassium : 712 mg

Vitamins ( from USDA nutrient data laboratory )

Vitamin A : 133 IU / 13 RE
Vitamin B1 : 0,07 mg
Vitamin B2 : 0,08 mg

Vitamin B6 : 0,22 mg
Niacin : 0,7 mg
Vitamin C : 0,8 mg

ORIGIN : Turkey

FUMIGATION : The product is directly fumigated with Methyl Bromide only in the raw material state before washing. After the product is packaged, it can be fumigated again in order to clear possible infestation originating from the container.

STORAGE CONDITIONS :The product should be stored in a clean, dry and cool place.

SHELF LIFE :12 months from date of production when stored in the conditions noted above.