Pecan nut known as "QUEEN OF DRIED FRUITS, has unsurpassed features. It has special flavor and aroma, very pleasant. It is tasty, as many customers declare.
Unsaturated fatty acids have the highest percentage of other dried fruit commonly known.
These oils are those that do not cause cholesterol or other heart or circulation problems so it is a nut "clearly healthy."
-Size: THRU 4/16” RHS OVER 2/16” (85% MIN Retention)
-Foreign material: < 0.015 % per pound
-Damaged %: not more than 0.05%
-Shell: not more than 1 piece per 300 pounds.
-Color: clear amber to amber
-Scent: free of rancid odor, sour or any other unpleasant odor
-Flavor: characteristic of the nut
-Texture: firm, crunchy, and chunks free of shell.
Humidity:4 % Max
Free fatty acids:1 % Max
Peroxide:5 MEQ/KG Max
Aflatoxin B1+B2+G1+G2:< 4 PPB
Aerobic Count < 600/G
Coliforms < 10/G
Yeast < 50/G
E. ColiNegative <10 ufc/g
Staphylococci < 10/G