Walnut Specifications

Walnut Light Halves, Chandler

85%

Walnut Pieces: Light, Combination, Amber

X-Large

Walnut Light Halves & Pieces, Chandlers

40%

 

Large

Walnut Light Halves & Pieces, Export

20%

 

Medium

Walnut, Comb. Halves & Pieces

12%

 

Small

 

 

 

Bakers Pieces

Ingredients

Walnuts only; no additives

 

**Walnuts are either packed into a 5, 22, 25 or 30-pound fiber boxes with a plastic liner.

 

Product Description

Walnuts are shelled kernels prepared from whole, sound, mature nuts, of any variety, harvested from cultivated walnut trees of the genus Juglans. Whole nuts are cleaned, shelled, sized and graded to meet and exceed the United States Department of Agriculture’s Standards for Shelled Walnuts. The standards apply only to walnuts commonly known as English or Persian walnuts. They do not apply to walnuts commonly known as black walnuts.

 

PRODUCTS: Light Halves

                      Light & Combination Halves & Pieces

                      Light, Combination and Amber Pieces

 

PROCESS CATEGORY: Raw agricultural commodity

 

  1. COMMON NAME

 

Walnuts

 

  1. INTENDED USE

 

Ready-to-eat or as an ingredient in baked goods, cereals, and other food products

 

 

  1. TYPE OF PACKAGE

 

Poly bag inserted in a fiber box, sealed with adhesive tape

 

  1. LENGTH OF SHELF LIFE,

       AT WHAT TEMPERATURE

1 year under 35° F and 65% relative humidity

 

  1. CUSTOMER TYPE

Suitable for adults and children. Wholesale to food manufacturers, restaurants, bakeries, commercial retail stores (excludes individuals with nut allergens)

 

  1. LABELING INSTRUCTIONS

 

Under 35° F and <65% relative humidity. Keep away from strong odors


Microbiological

Standard Plate Count

<50,000/g

Yeast

<5,000/g

Mold

<20,000/g

Coli forms

<1,000/g

Salmonella

Negative



Ingredients

Walnuts


Regulatory Status

Processed in accordance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s current Good Manufacturing Practice, 21CFR110. Inspected and certified by the Dried Fruit Association (DFA) as meeting U.S. No 1 as specified under the California Walnut Marketing Order.


Packaging Specifications

Packed in clean, new fiber cases with clear poly liner and tape sealed top and bottom. Cases are labeled and marked with run number and date code.

Net Weight:

25lb

Gross Weight:

26.9lb

Case Dimensions:

19” x 12.5: x 8”

Cube:

1.1 cubic feet

May also be packed in fiber totes with clear poly liner on slipsheet or pallet.

Palletizing

Pallet pattern:

interlock

Cases/ layer:

10

No. of layers:

6-7

No. of cases:

60-70


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