Banana Slices

    DESCRIPTION

    The product is prepared from bananas which have been peeled, sliced and chopped, lightly fried in coconut oil, dipped in sugar syrup and flavour added in accordance with good manufacturing practice and complying with all EU & UK Food Laws.

    AppearanceYellow, typical of banana
    TextureLight and crunchy

    SPECIFICATIONS

    ContentBanana: 55 to 60%
    Coconut Oil: 25 to 30%
    Sugar (Refined): 18 to 20%
    Banana Flavouring: 0.03%
    MoistureMax 3 %
    FlavourThe characteristic banana flavour with no off notes or colours
    Mesh Size
    (Typical Size)
    Whole slices of banana 3.0mm +/- 0.3mm
    Max 15% broken at time of shipment
    Foreign Matter
    (Fregin Material)
    Practically free from in accordance with good manufacturing practice
    Metal DetectionAll products are metal detected with ferrous and non-ferrous metal detectors
    Matter
    (Extraneous Fruit Matter)
    2 per 10k maximum
    Sensitivity2.0mm Ferrous
    2.5mm Non-Ferrous
    StorageStore in a cool dry warehouse, maximum ambient temperature 16°C, maximum relative humidity 60% preferred
    PackagingThe product is packed in poly-liners inside corrugated cardboard cartons
    Shelf life12 months

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    ColiformsMax 10 per/g
    Total Viable CountMax 10000 per/g
    YeastsMax 100 per/g
    MouldsMax 100 per/g
    SalmonellaAbsent in 25g
    Escherichia ColiMax 10 per/g


    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Fri 7 September 2012 (1271)

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