Chestnuts Pieces

Pack size: 1 x 10kg
Origin: Portugal / Italy / Spain
Ingredients: Chestnuts 100%
Declare as: Chestnuts

The product shall be prepared from fresh sound raw material that is free from all toxic residues and taints and shall comply with all current UK/EU Food Legislation. The product is intended to be used as ingredient that is further processed and heat-treated before final consumption.

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Processing

Chestnuts are delivered fresh to the factory, each load is sampled and assessed for foreign material and physical defects. The load is then cleaned, washed, blanched, peeled, disinfected, frozen and filled into bulk palletainers. Chestnuts are sampled and assessed against specification. The palletainers are then labelled and transferred to the cold store, where they are stored at –23°C until required for packing.

Packing

During packing the chestnuts are inspected before weighing and filling into blue poly lined cartons. The cartons are Best Before and Production date coded, check weighed, metal detected, palletised and stretch-wrapped before being returned to store at –23°C to await despatch to the UK at –18°C.