Our Grade A pine nuts is defined based on the following criteria:
Flavor and odor: Type of pinenuts flavor,
without rancid,bitter or other peculiar odor.
Color: White-yellowish – typical of pinenuts.
Texture: Firm, smooth, no brittle, soft or oily.
Purity: Free of foreign material
Moisture: 3% Max.
Broken kernels(portion less than 4/5
of the whole kernel ): 1% Max.
Oily kernel: 0.5% Max.
Shriveled kernel: 1.5% Max.
Microbiological SpecificationRead more
Yeast and mold: less than 5000 CFU/gram
E.Coli: less than 1 CFU/gram
Aflatoxin B1: negative
Peroxide number: 0.02g/100g
Freefatty acid values: 0.15%