Raw Pistachios (In Shell)

/ $4.75 / Kg

Item # P-ISH-201721022 SKU # 201721022-2205-1 Price per unit $4.75 / KgBrand BabaashCountry of Origin USA

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* Price is FOB Los Angeles in 1,000 Kg / 2,205 lb SuperSacks * * Also available in 15 Kg Vacuum Pack, Nitrogen flush corrugated cardboard Cartons *

Description

Raw Pistachios (In Shell) Unpasteurized 
USA grown, produced, graded, stored, and shipped in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practices of the USDA standards.
Uniform in size, clean, well dried, free from excessive defects, damage, glass or live insects.
Base shell color & kernel colour varies from year to year.
In addition, all products are screened by metal detection equipment to assure it is free from metal contamination.

 

Size:
Pistachio size is specified by the number of whole pistachios per ounce.
Size ranges from 16-18 per ounce to 30 plus per ounce.
Availability of particular sizes varies year to year.

 

We can also provide “Heavy” salt recipe (1.5% to 2.5%) upon customer written request prior to shipment.

 

Organoleptic Characteristics:
Typical pistachio flavor, free from rancidity, off flavors, and odors.

 

Physical Characteristics:
USDA Grade
US Fancy
US Extra #1
US #1
US Select
Nonsplits (%)
1
2
3
4
Adhering Hull (%)
1
1
1
2
Light Stain, including Dark Stain (%)
7
11
25
N/A
Dark Stain (%)
2
2
3
3
Damage by other Means (%)
1
1
2
3
Damage (%)
3
4
6
6
Serious Damage (%) (minor insect or vertebrate injury, mold, rancid, decay)
3
3
4
4
Insect Damage (%), included in serious damage
1
1
2
2
Loose Meats (%)
4
5
6
6
Loose Shell (%)
2
2
2
2
Foreign Matter (%) (No glass, metal or live insects shall be permitted)
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
Particles & Dust
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25

 

Chemical Characteristics:
Raw
Roasted
Roasted Light Salt
Roasted Regular Salt
Moisture (%) MCPC Method
3.5 to 7.0
1.0 to 3.5
1.0 to 3.5
1.0 to 3.5
Sea Salt (%) Quantab Test
N/A
N/A
0.5 to 1.0
0.8 to 1.5
Antioxidants
None Added
Chemical Residues
Complies with all Federal and State Regulations
Aflatoxin
Complies with regulations of importing country

 

Standard Testing:
Salmonella
Negative/375g
(AOACRI010803, AOAC071101, AOAC2004.03)
E. Coli
Negative
(AOAC 991.14)
Aflatoxin
Complies with regulations of importing country
(AOAC 991.31, AOAC994.08)
Product Quality Analysis
Complies with USDA standards

 

Raw – Unpasteurized
Peroxide Value                          <5 meg/kg                    (AOAC 965.33)
Free Fatty Acid                          <1.5 %                            (AOAC 940.28)
Aerobic Plate Count                 <10,000 cfu/g             (AOAC 966.23)
Total Coliforms                         < 100 cfu/g                  (AOAC 966.24)
Staphylococcus Aureus           < 0.3/g MPN               (AOAC 987.09)
Yeast & Mold                             <2000 cfu/g                 (FDA/BAM ED. 8-A, 1998)

 

Roasted, Treated or Pasteurized:
Peroxide Value                          <5 meg/kg                   (AOAC 965.33)
Free Fatty Acid                          <1.5 %                           (AOAC 940.28)
Aerobic Plate Count                 <2,000 cfu/g               (AOAC 966.23)
Total Coliforms                         < 100 cfu/g                  (AOAC 966.24)
Staphylococcus Aureus           < 0.3/g MPN               (AOAC 987.09)
Yeast & Mold                             <1000 cfu/g                 (FDA/BAM ED. 8-A, 1998)

 

References:
USDA grades of Pistachio Nuts (http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/files/175745.pdf)
APG Specifications for Food Services and Food Manufacturing

 

Packaging Options: 
Available in 2200-lb, 2000-lb, 1500-lb Super Sacks or Metric Ton Tri Wall bins.
Also, available in 50 lb Sacks, 25-lb, 30-lb vacuum packed, nitrogen flush polylined corrugated cardboard Cartons.

 

Storage Conditions: 
Best store in a dry place and away from direct sunlight; at 45°F. with a relative humidity of 55% or less & in sealed poly liner.
Keep cases sealed with inner poly liner until ready to use.

 

Shelf life: 
18 months from production date for product that is in sealed and recommended storage condition.

 

Laboratory: 
Samples will be analyzed by ISO 17025 Accredited laboratories unless customers state otherwise.

 

We can also provide the additional testing upon customer written acknowledgment in the contract and prior to shipment.

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Raw Pistachios (In Shell)

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