Specifications:

  • Colour: Brown
  • Flavour: Typical of fresh hazelnuts, free from any objectionable tastes.
  • Odour: Typical of fresh hazelnuts, free from any objectionable odours and taints.
  • Moisture: 6.0% maximum.
  • Water Activity: 0.7 maximum
  • Mouldy: 1.0% maximum (inner) by count
  • Sour, Rancid etc: 3.0% maximum by count
  • Machine Damaged: 10.0% maximum by count inc crushed
  • Insect Damaged: 5.0% maximum by count
  • Broken: 1.0% maximum by count
  • Foreign Material: 0.05% maximum by weight
  • Shell: 0.2% maximum by weight shell and skin pieces, unshelled hazelnuts, dust etc
  • Sulphur Dioxide: Not detectable
  • FFA: 0.5% maximum
  • Peroxide Value: 5.0 meq / kg maximum
All our hazelnuts shall be free from mold, unnatural odors, chemicals, and insects.