PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

RTE Sun Dried Tomatoes – Sulphured

  1. Product Labeling

Product name, ingredients, net weight, date packed, shelf life, traceability, producer/exporter name & address, mandatory warnings and storage conditions must be noted on the label

    1. Ingredients

Sun dried tomatoes, salt, glucose, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium metabisulfite( Allergens are highlighted by using red color )

    1. Country of Origin

TURKEY

    1. Packaging

Inner : Food grade, vacuum PA/PE bags with sufficient mechanical

strength, min. 160 μm material thickness

Outer : Corrugated cardboard

    1. Net Weight

Inner Packaging : 1 kg, 2,5kg, 5kg +/‐ 0,5 %

Outer Packaging : 10 kg +/‐ 0,5 %

    1. Shelf Life

12 months from date of production when stored in the conditions noted below

    1. Distribution & Storage Conditions

The product should be stored and transport in a clean, dry and cool ( recommended below +4°C ) place to kept them safe and their commercial quality during its shelf‐life

    1. Mandatory And Advisory Warning Statements

Allergen free

Intended for general consumption ( except infants and children under 6 years old )

  1. Product Description & Usage

Ready to eat or it could be retreated ( rehydrating, cooking, seasoning with herbs and oil, etc. )

Potential for known misuse; Could not be detected outside of misuse storage of improper conditions and over-consumption

    1. Appearance & Color

Red; halves, julienne, diced

    1. Taste & Smell

Characteristic of sulphured sun dried tomatoes flavor and free of foreign odors and flavors

    1. Technological Properties

Foreign material separation, washing and drying process in drying chambers until the desired residual moisture in special design process line and humidification until desired moisture content.

    1. Foreign Body Management

Free from foreign matter. To avoid any type of foreign bodies, in particular metal, glass, wood, plastic and hair, documented guidelines exist. (2 drum screens, washing unit, 3 visual selections, metal detector)

Detection Limits: Fe: 3.5 mm, NonFe: 4.0mm, SS: 4.5mm

    1. Physical & Chemical Properties

Unit

Minimum

Maximum

Moisture (Method: Sartorius MA 45)

% (wb)

38 %

42 %

pH – value

4,0

4,5

Acidity

%

1,5

3,5

so2 Content

ppm

3000

Salt

%

1

3

Skin Peeling

%

4

Vegetative Matter

2-7 pieces/10kg

Total Colour Defects

3

Total Defect

8

    1. Microbiological Properties

Maximum

Unit

TMAC

10^5

cfu/g

Coliform

10^2

cfu/g

E. coli

10

cfu/g

Moulds & Yeasts

10^4

cfu/g

Listeria monocytogenes

0/25 g-ml

Salmonella spp

0/25 g-ml

Below parameters, tested in the final product once every year

Hepatitis A

All workers, tested before their work approval

Aflatoxin

Max. B1 8,0; B1+B2+G1+G2 10,0; M1 -

Heavy Metals

Pb: max. 0,10 mg/kg

Cd: max. 0,05mg/kg

Pesticide Residue

In accordance with EU laws and Turkish Food Codex

    1. Nutrition Facts (Serving size 100g)

Calories

139 kcal

Dietary Fiber

7 g

Calories from fat

13 kcal

Sugars

20 g

Total fat

2 g

Protein

8 g

Saturated fat

0 g

Vitamin A

9 %

Trans fat

0 g

Vitamin C

35 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Calcium

6 %

Sodium

1131 mg

Iron

27 %

Total Carbohydrate

30 g

Suitable for Vegans

YES

Kosher – Certification

Available

GMO Free

YES

BRC – Certification

Available

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

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

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