IQF Strawberries should correspond with the definition «IQF», i.е. should be quick frozen fruits with the temperature inside any part of container equal or lower than –18℃.
Raw materials used should be fresh and of a good quality. As chilling agents one may use nitrogen, air or carbon dioxide only. IQF strawberries should be really individual with no aggregation between each other.
Size/count: whole, 15-35, 25-35, 35mm+ etc, or as the customer's requirement.
Colour: dark red or light red.
Variety: Honey, Darselect, American No.13, Sweet Charley etc.
Taste: typical of the raw materials, without any off-taste.
Packing: 10kg/carton or as per customer’s request
Foreign substance: non existence
Broken pieces: non existence
Metal / glass / plastic / stone / wood / sand / soil or any other foreign body: non-existence.
Contamination: pesticides, fungicides, metals in line with import country regulations and China National Standards.
(1) TPC <200,000CFU/G
(2) Yeast <500CFU/G
(4) Salmonella negative/25g
(5) Coliforms <100CFU/G
(6) E.coli NIL<10CFU/G
Storage, Shelf Life And Transporting Conditions
Products must be kept at a temperature of minus 18℃ or less to maintain it's required condition and attain a shelf life of 24 months in unopened packs. Transported also at or under temperature of minus 18℃.
By waterproof cardboard carton with polyethylene liner.
Storage & shipment condition: deep frozen, store at less than minus 18℃.