Potato

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IQF Potato Dices are the product prepared from sound, fresh, free from insect or fungal infection, clean potaoes of suitable maturity, which are pealed, washed in salted water, sufficiently blanched to inactivate enzymes and to ensure adequate stability of color, flavour during normal marketing cycles.IQF Potato Dices should conform to the characteristics of the species Solanum tuberosum L.

Description

The IQF Potato Dices should posses good color, flavor, body, and to be manufactured under highly sanitary conditions. The product should be packed in food grade packing material and stored below -18° C.

Specification

Tolerance of Defects:
Sr no. Parameters Acceptable Limits
Physical Characteristics For Bulk & 5Kg Packing For Consumer Packing
1. Color White to off white
2. Odor No off odor
3. Taste Characteristic (Tasteless)
4. Texture Tender
5. Size 10x15x20 mm
6. Shape Dice
7. Blemish Below 3.0%
8. Over Size Below 5.0%
9. Under Size Below 10%
10. Green Part Below 2.0%
11. Fragments Below 3.0%
12. Infected Nil
13. Foreign Material Nil
Chemical Characteristics
1. Peroxidase – ve
Microbiological Standards
1. Total Plate Count Less than 100000 cfu/g
2. Coliform Less than 1000 cfu/g
3. Yeast & Mould Less than 1000 cfu/g
4. E Coli Absent in cfu/g
5. Salmonella Absent in 25g
6. Staphylococcus Aureus Absent in 25g
7. Listeria Monocytogens Absent in 25g
Packaging: Bulk packing in HDPE 30 kg Bags with food grade inner liner. Consumer packing as per customer
requirement
Shelf Life: 18 months from date of manufacturing
Storage Condition: -18 oC or below
Delivery: In refrigerated vans to maintain product temperature below -18 oC