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Blackcurrant Concentrate - Aseptic / Frozen

Document Number BLE001
Revision Number 3
Effective Date October 2015
Approving Officer General Manager

COMPOSITION

The concentrate is a dark violet liquid prepared from sound, mature blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) that has been mechanically crushed, pasteurised and packed aseptically or frozen.

Country of origin: Poland

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
°Brix (Refractometer) 64 - 65° Brix
Acid (% Citric) 13.30 - 18.5
Ratio 3 - 5
Adulteration Not allowed
Pesticides and heavy metal residues Meet all applicable statutory regulations for pesticides and heavy metal residues
Storage temperature < -18°C (Frozen)   < 10°C (Aseptic)
PHYSICAL
Foreign matter Free from all
Taste and odour Aromatic, typical blackcurrant
Texture Fresh, mild acidic
Visual appearance Violet, no brown off colour
MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
  FROZEN ASEPTIC
Total plate count <100cfu/ml <10cfu/ml
Yeast and moulds <100cfu/ml <10cfu/ml
Lactobacilli <50cfu/ml <10cfu/ml
Heat resistant moulds <10cfu/ml <10cfu/ml
PACKAGING
Drum size 200 litre steel openhead drums
Liners 2 plastic liners, one inside the other. Each individually tied
Shelf life 14 months from date of manufacturing if stored in ambient temperature. 20 months from production date if stored in cool storage of less than 10C, and 30 months from date of manufacturing if stored at frozen temperature -18C.

INTENDED USE STATEMENT

The product is intended to be used as an ingredient by other food companies that produce products for the consumer market. This product is not for consumption directly by consumers. Once opened the product should be refrigerated at <10°C and processed within 24 hours. The product is destined for both local and international markets.

Nett Mass Nett mass of each drum: 250 kg

GMO Status:
This product is “not genetically modified” and “not derived from a genetically modified organism” as defined by the EC Directives 1830/2003/EC on labelling and traceability and 1829/2003/EC on genetically modified food and feed and any amending legislation.

Contaminants and residues (Pesticides /Heavy Metals/ Veterinary residues):
The product complies with the Government Notice No.R.1518 of 9 September 1994 in terms of section 15(1) of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No 54 of 1972).

R.246 of 11 February 1994: Regulations governing the maximum limits for pesticide residues that may be present in foodstuffs.

R.1809 of 3 July 1992: Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicine and stock remedy residues that may be present in foodstuffs.

R.500 of 30 April 2004: Regulations relating to maximum levels for metals in foodstuffs.

R.911 of 28 September 2001: Regulations governing certain solvents in foodstuffs (benzene and methanol)

Preparation and/or handling before use or processing:
Clean lids of drums before opening to remove any foreign material on top.

Open aseptic bag in a hygienic way in a closed environment before use.

ALLERGEN STATEMENT:

The product is aseptically packed and do not contain any of the listed allergens below:

Aspartame

Glutamates

Tartrazine

Phytosterol esters/stanols

Herbal and botanical extracts

Isomaltulose

Polyols, isomalts, polydextrose

Cereals containing gluten and their products such as wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt and their Hybridised strains.

Crustacea and crustacean products (shrimp, prawn, crab, lobster and crawfish or crayfish).

Molluscs and mollusk products

Egg and egg products.

Fish and fish products

Milk and milk products

Peanut and peanut products.

Soybeans and products

Tree nuts

Sulphur dioxide and sulphites.

Preservatives are handled on the premises in a separate processing line. Allergen control program in place

The product is Kosher and Halaal Suitable

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