|Document Number||QSPEC -LFS019|
|Effective Date||May 2018|
|Approving Officer||General Manager|
Tel: +260 213 320058
Tel: +260 213 320058
|Typical Nutritional Values - serving size = 250ml|
|Unit||Per 100ml||Per 250ml|
|CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS|
|° Brix (Refractometer) - concentrate||44.1 - 44.9.°Brix|
|Acid % as citric acid||2.0 - 2.2|
|pH||3.10 - 3.9|
|° Brix (Refractometer) - ready to drink||10.1 - 10.3 °Brix|
|SPECIAL HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS|
|Handle product with care to prevent leaking of concentrate. Upon opening, make sure to decant in a hygienic manner|
|Preservatives might cause allergic reactions to sensitive people.|
|Store products away from sunlight/UV light, because product is sensitive to light and will oxidize. (browning).|
|The diluted ready to drink juice has a 100% juice content, calculated according to S.A. Regulations|
|ADDITIVES / ALLERGENS|
|Preservatives in concentrate||Sulphur dioxide(300- 500ppm), Benzoic acid(600- 800ppm) and Potassium sorbate (600-800pm)|
|preservatives in RTD||Sulphur dioxide(70- 90ppm), Benzoic acid(140 - 160ppm) and Potassium sorbate (140- 160ppm)|
|MICROBIAL ANALYSIS / SPECIFICATIONS|
|Total plate count||< 100cfu/ml|
|Mould||< 5 cfu/ml|
|Pathogenic Microorganisms||Absent in 1 gram concentrate|
|Appearance||Cloudy, semi -viscous and smooth|
|Taste/Flavor||Typical grenadilla with no off flavours|
|Item||Packaging||Net volume (litre)||Net weight (Kg)|
|1 litre||PET bottle labelled and marked||1 litre||Tel: +260 213 320058|
|20 litre||Double LDPE blue liner in RSC kraft box and marked||20 litre||24.1|
|50 litre||Double LDPE blue liner in blopack and marked||50 litre||60.22|
|Item||Packaging per carton||Net volume (litre)||Net weight (Kg)|
|1 litre||12 PET bottles labelled and marked||12 litre||14.45|
Six months (unopened)for 1 litres, at ambient (30ºC) under required storage conditions.
Nine months (unopened) at ambient (30ºC) under required storage conditions.
14 months (unopened) at cool storage (below 15ºC) and required storage conditions.
14 days (opened) under hygienic conditions.
STORAGE AND TRANSPORT
Store at ambient (<30ºC) and lower temperature (above 0ºC) in clean, dry, well ventilated area, away from direct sunlight and heat.
Transport in clean, dry vehicles, used for foodstuffs and ambient or refrigerated temperature.
LABELLING AND TRACEABILITY
Following appears on label: Product name, mixing ratio, net mass, supplier contact details, allergens. Following appears on bottles: Best before date and batch number.
Contains sulphite (sodium metabisulphite)
Suitable for : strict, lacto and ovo vegetarian diet.
GENETIC MODIFIED STATUS
GMO and GMO derivatives free
|Authenticity||GNR 286: Regulations relating to classification, packaging, marketing of juice and drinks intended for sale in South Africa as contained in the Agricultural|
|Hygiene||Prerequisite programs on Food safety: ISO -TS 22002-1 R.692 of 16 May 1997: Regulations governing microbiological standards for foodstuffs and related matters|
|Contaminants and Residues||Heavy metals – Compliance with GNR 500/2004 and GNR 545/2008 and amendments.
Regulations relating to maximum levels for metals in foodstuffs ad contained in Foodstuffs, Cosmetic and disinfectant act 54 of 1972.
Pesticide residues – compliance with GNR 246/1994 and GNR 46/2013 and amendments.
Regulations relating to maximum limits for pesticides residues that may be present in foodstuffs as contained in the Foodstuffs and disinfectant act of 1972. Mycotoxins – Compliance with GNR 1145/2004. Regulations governing tolerance for fungus produced toxins in foodstuffs as contained in foodstuffs, Cosmetic and Disinfectant Act 54 of 1972 and amendments.
R2527 of 13 November 1987: Governing emulsifiers, stabilisers and thickeners and the amounts thereof that foodstuffs may contain.
R.1008 of 21 June of 1996: Regulations relating to food colourants.
R733 of 10 September 2012: Regulations relating to the use of sweeteners in foodstuffs.
R.1295 of 16 October 1998: Regulations governing preservatives and antioxidants.
|Food allergen information||Compliance with GNR 146 of March 2010, Regulations relating to the labelling and advertising of foodstuffs as contained in the foodstuffs, cosmetic and Disinfectant Act 54 of 1972 and amendments.|
|Metrology||Compliance with Trade Metrology Act 77 of 1973 and amendments.|