okra

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Definition:

 

Fresh Okra in maturation stage, prepared by:
Removing crown, thorough washing, thermal treatment (enough to deactivate oxidation enzymes), rapid frozen & packaged in Good Manufacturing Practices according to Egyptian Standard No. (1702 – 2005).

 

 

 

Physical Characteristics:

 

Color:

Characteristic of fresh Okra.   

 

Free from freeze injury (Brown Spots).

Flavor:

Good and free of any strange flavor. 

Size:

Extra 

Less than 1.5 cm  

 

Allow 5% (count ) . 

Zero 

Between 1.5 -2.5 cm  

Allow 5% (count ) .

Size 1 

Between 2.5 – 3.5 cm  

Allow 5% (count ) .

Size 2 

Between 3.5 – 4.5 cm  

Allow 5% (count ) .

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More than 4.5 cm

Allow 5% (count ) .

 

 

 

Chemical Characteristics:

 

Color:

Free from Color additives.

Pesticide Residual :

According to Codex Alimentarius.

Heavy Metal:

Arsenic   Not more than 0.1 ppm.
Lead       Not more than 0.2 ppm.

 

 

 

Microbiology Characteristics:

 

Total Aerobic Plate Count:

100.000 cfu/gm.

Yeast & Mold:

50 cfu/gm.

Coliform:

100 cfu/gm.

E.coli:

Negative

 

 

 

 

Packing & Storage:

 

Packing:

Packaged in polyethylene bags inside Plastic Sack packaging weighing 35 kg.

 

Or
Packaged in polyethylene bags inside carton box packaging weighing 10 kg.

Shelf life:

18 months from production date.

 

Storage & Shipping

Store at:

18°C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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