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Cauliflower

Packed for fresh market and processed for other businesses

Product Specification

CAULIFLOWER - DICED & BRINED
RAW MATERIAL  GENERAL APPEARANCE
Colour White to cream
Weight No specific weight requirement 
Sensory Cauliflower flavour, no off tastes or smells 
Size/Shape As large as possible
Leaf Totally bald
Insect tolerance None to be present
Disease tolerance Disease free
Physical/pest damage Free from obvious damage
Temperature damage None to be present
FINISHED PRODUCT GENERAL INFORMATION
Chemical specs. Only registered chemicals pre-harvest to be used in accordance to Food Standards Code and Maximum Residue Limits (MRL).
Shelf life Shelf life = 10 days prior to brining
Microbiological specifications Further processing (cooking) required
Customer cut specification 19 x 19 x 19mm dice
Brine concentration Salinometer reading 40º or above
Weight Cauliflower packed at 125kg per barrel raw dry weight.
Process handling Barrels are topped up with brine 7 times during the stabilization process.
  CONSIGNMENT CRITERIA
Finished Product Storage

Paddock stored in open

Temperature Ambient
Delivery On Chep Pallets in lots of 4 barrels
Packaging & labeling

Product will be stabilized in salt brine in sound 200 litre plastic barrels.

Barrel to Tagged showing:

  1. Pallet Number
  2. Production date
Product Cut.
General requirements Product to arrive in same condition as at loading.
Availability All year round
 
CAULIFLOWER - MARKET
Colour  Uniform white 
Visual appearance Jacket leaves trimmed, no foreign matter
Sensory No foreign tastes or odours
Shape Domed head, trimmed base
Major defects  
Insects No live insects
Diseases No fungal or bacterial rot
Physiological disorder No crushed areas of the cauliflower head
Temperature injury No discoloured or limp florets
Minor defects  
Physical/pest damage Minor abrasions acceptable
Skin marks Brown spotting/streaking to be at a minimum
Storage temp Refrigerated after harvest
Shelf life 2 weeks
Biological No E coli present
Chemicals Compliant with legal requirements for chemical residues

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