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IQF Papaya Dices / Slices

Al Sahid Trade offers finest quality IQF papaya dices and slices, manufactured by following best processing practices. Fresh papayas are procured and adequately ripened to achieve fruit"s full flavour. The ripened fruit is then thoroughly washed, peeled and sliced/diced to required size and shape. Thereafter the diced or sliced papayas are passed through metal detector and individually quick frozen in cold storage at -18° C.
Single Strength Specification:
PARAMETERS                                VALUE
Organoleptic Parameters:

Flavor:                                                 Characteristic of red/Yellow papaya smell

Color:                                                  Clean uniform pink /Yellow

Taste:                                                  Typical of semi-ripe papaya

Chemical Parameters:

Ingredients:                                         Red/Yellow Papaya

Brix:                                                     Min. 7- 9 deg.

Acidity:                                                 0.5 to 0.7%

Additives:                                             None

Sample size                                           500 gm

Physical Parameters:

Criteria:                                                Tolerance

Peel/soft seed portions:
Rotten/Mouldy fruit:                             Nil

Other foreign bodies:                            Nil

Clumps:                                                 Not more than 3 pieces welded together.

Microbiological Standards:
Total Plate count/g:
Yeast & mould/g:
E. coli/g:
S. aureus/g:
Listeria:                                                      Absent in 25 gm

Salmonella:                                                  Absent in 25 gm

Packing:                                                As per customer’s requirements in food grade packing material

Shelf-Life:                                                 18 month from the date of mfg.

Storage:                                                     At -18° C or below.

Delivery:                                            In a refrigerated container. The delivery vehicle must be
                                                            in a   clean & well maintainedcondition.