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QUINOA DATASHEET

NAME Quinoa. Escaryfied, washed, selected, cleanned and packed
SCIENTIFIC NAME Chenopodium   quínoa
COMPOSITION 100 % Quinoa grain
ORGANOLEPTIC Color: White Beige / Red / Black.
Flavor : Quinoa characteristic
Aspect: Whole dried grain
% Moisture 12,5 %máx.
GRAIN QUALITY
# MESH 14
Avg. diameter: 1.40 -1.70 mm
Detained Min. 75 %
% Whole grain Min 95%
% Broken grain: 0,5% máx.
% Little grain: 1% máx.
% Damaged grain: 2% máx.
% Inmatured grain: 0.01 % máx.
% Sprouted grains: 0.01% máx.
% Coated grains: 0.01% máx.
% Contrasting variety White Quinoa 0.05% Max.
Red Quinoa 0,5 % máx.
Black Quinoa 0,5 % máx.
Total impurities: 0.05% máx.
Straws ≤ 30 units / 1 kg
Quartz (1mm) ≤ 1 units / 1 kg
Dust ≤ 5 units / 1 kg
Organic Material ≤ 15 units / 1 kg
Rodent feces Absence / 1 kg
Metalic material Absence / 1 kg
Seeds ≤10 units / 1kg
Little stones Absence / 1 kg
Insects Absence / 1 kg
Saponin (mg/100g) Máx. 0,06%(=05 cm).
MiICROBIOLOGICAL
CHARACTERISTICS
Microorganism Total Count Max
Molds (cfu/g. máx.) 104
Yest (cfu/g. máx.) 103
E-Coli (cfu /g.max.) 10
A. Mesophilic (ufc /g.max.) 105
Salmonella sp. Negative en /25 g.
PRESERVATION METHOD Moisture under 12.5%
PRIMARY – PACKING Laminated Bags BOPP/PEBD 12 oz.(340g)
Polypropylene Bags (25 kg, 11.36 kg)
Low density polyethylene bag 5 LB. (2.27kg)
SECONDARY – PACKING Corrugated cardboard
STORAGE CONDITIONS Fresh, Dry and Cool place (Reference: 20ºC – 80% HR)
DISTRIBUTION METHOD Cleanned and sanitized transport
SHELF LIFE 24 Months since the production date
MICOTOXINS AFLATOXINS (B1) : Máx. 2 Ug/kg.
Ref. Guidance For Industry And FDA: Advisory Levels For Deoxynivalenol (DON) in Finished Wheat Products For Human Consumption And Grains And Grain By Products Used For Animal Feed (FDA , 06/2010).
TOTAL AFLATOXINS: Max. 4 Ug/kg.