TURKISH HAZELNUT KERNELS SPECIFICATIONS

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION :

Hazelnuts were produced for 2000 years in the Black Sea region on the north of Turkey and have been exported from Turkey to other countries for the last 500 years. Turkey, which is one of the special countries in the world with suitable production conditions, makes 80% of the total production and 70 – 75% of the exportation.

Hazelnut plantations take places from Zonguldak to the Georgian border. Turkish hazelnuts have an exclusive place in the market with its high quality.

Turkish hazelnuts are rich in phosphorous, potassium, copper, zinc, magnesium, selenium, dietary fibre, folate, and vitamin E. They are also an excellent source of plant sterols.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES :

Moisture : Max. 6,5%

Appearance :Acorn shaped kernels with red brown to dark brown skin. Flesh will have a cream to tan color

Flavor & Odor : Characteristic of hazelnuts, free of foreign odors and flavors

Color : Characteristic

Texture :Firm and crunchy

Taste :No strange taste

Smell : Good, no off-smell

MICROBIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

Max. Values

Standard Plate Count

<300,000 / g

Yeast & Mould

<20,000 / g

E.Coli

<3 / g

Salmonella

Absent in 25g

Listeria Monocytogenes

Absent in 25g

HAZELNUT PRODUCTS

  1. Hazelnuts in Shell

Description

Hazelnut kernel with shell

 Hazelnuts in Shell

Calibration

17 mm+, 18mm+, 19mm+

Packaging

25/50/80 kg. jute bags

Usage

Roasted, salted and roasted as snack

  1. Natural Hazelnut Kernels

Description

Natural kernel with its brown skin

 Natural Hazelnut Kernels

Calibration

9-11 mm, 11-13 mm, 13-15 mm, 14-16 mm or any size from 9 mm to 16 mm with 1-2 mm intervals

Packaging

25/50/80 kg. jute bags, 25/40 kg. kraft bags, 5/10/12,5/20/25 kg vacuum bags with or without cartons, 500/800/1000 kg big bags

Usage

Snack and Bakery

  1. Blanched Hazelnut Kernels

Description

Natural hazelnut kernel is processed with heat and the skin is peeled and the hazelnut kernel turn into blanched form with 5% skin and between 4 – 5% desired humidity level

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Calibration

9-11 mm, 11-13 mm, 13-15 mm or any size from 9 mm to 15 mm with 1-2 mm intervals

Packaging

25/50 kg. nylon jute bags, 25/40 kg. kraft bags, 5/10/12,5/20/25 kg vacuum bags with or without cartons, 500/800/1000 kg big bags

Usage

Snack and Bakery

  1. Roasteded Hazelnut Kernels

Description

Natural hazelnut kernel is processed with heat and the skin is peeled and the hazelnut kernel turn into roasted form with 5% skin and between 0,8 – 3% desired humidity level  findik2

Calibration

9-11 mm, 11-13 mm, 13-15 mm or any size from 9 mm to 15 mm with 1-2 mm intervals

Packaging

25/50 kg nylon jute bags, 25/40 kg. kraft bags, 5/10/12,5/20/25 kg vacuum bags with or without cartons, 500/800/1000 kg big bags

Usage

Snack and Bakery

  1. Roasteded Hazelnut Kernels with Skins

Description

Natural hazelnut kernel is processed with heat so the skin is peeled and the hazelnut kernel turn into roasted form with 5% skin and between 0,8 – 3% desired humidity level  findik3

Calibration

9-11 mm, 11-13 mm, 13-15 mm or any size from 9 mm to 15 mm with 1-2 mm intervals

Packaging

25/50 kg nylon jute bags, 25/40 kg. kraft bags, 5/10/12,5/20/25 kg vacuum bags with or without cartons, 500/800/1000 kg big bags

Usage

Snack and Bakery

  1. Natural Diced Hazelnuts

Description

Produced by cutting the natural hazelnut kernels into smaller pieces with 4-6% desired humidity level

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Calibration

Between 0-12 mmor any size with 0-4mm, 1-3mm, 2-4mm, 3-5mm, 4-8mm, 5-11mm, 7-11mm and 0-10mm

Packaging

25/50 kg nylon jute bags, 25/40 kg. kraft bags, 5/10/12,5/20/25 kg vacuum bags with or without cartons, 500/800/1000 kg big bags.

Usage

Bakery, breakfast products, ice-cream, biscuit and chocolate

  1. Roasteded Diced Hazelnuts

Description

Produced by cutting the roasted hazelnut kernels into smaller pieces with 5-30% skin and 0,8-3% desired humidity level

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Calibration

Between 0-12 mmor any size with 0-4mm, 1-3mm, 2-4mm, 3-5mm, 4-8mm, 5-11mm, 7-11mm and 0-10mm

Packaging

25/50 kg nylon jute bags, 25/40 kg. kraft bags, 5/10/12,5/20/25 kg vacuum bags with or without cartons, 500/800/1000 kg big bags.

Usage

Bakery, breakfast products, ice-cream, biscuit and chocolate

Nutrition Information ( in 100g )

Energy

2693 kJ

Protein

14,8 g

Fat ( Total )

61,4 g

Fat ( Saturated )

2,7 g

Carbon hydrate

5,1 g

ORIGIN : Turkey

STORAGE : Clean, dry, cool area, free from infestation, recommended temperature 0-15° C.

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

  • These specifications will be valid up to send a new review.

  • The specifications may be changed after an agreement between supplier and customer and clearly reported on the purchase order.

  • Size is a parameter defined in the purchase order for any purchase.