Product description:
Product name: Sunflower kernels Confectionary Premium
Variety: Confectionary
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Organoleptic parameters
Consistency / Texture: Firm
Colour: Light grey beige kernels
Flavour / Odour: Typical for sunflower kernels, no off taste
Physical parameters
Count: Pcs / 28,3 g 400 - 450 kernels per ounce
Product related impurities (shells) ≤ 0,01 %
Foreign materials (not product related) ≤ 0,03 %
Other contamination (glass, stone, wood, etc.) Not allowed
Product deviations Broken any portion less than 100% of a whole kernel

of which less than ½ kernels
≤ 10 %


3 %
Kernels / berry defects ≤ 2 %
Colour deviation ≤ 2 %
Partialy shelled seeds (25% or more covered by shell) ≤ 0.5 %
Alive infestation N.A.
Chemical parameters
Moisture: ≤ 8 %
Aflatoxine B1: ≤ 2 ppb (µg/kg)
Aflatoxine B1, B2, G1, G2: ≤ 4 ppb (µg/kg)
Peroxide number: ≤ 10 meq/kg fat
Free Fatty Acids, like Oleic Acid: ≤ 1,5 %
Pesticides: According to EU legislation
Heavy metals: According to EU legislation
Microbiological parameters:
Total plate count: < 1.000.000 cfu/g
Yeast: < 10.000 cfu/g
Mould: < 10.000 cfu/g
Coliforms: ≤ 1.000 cfu/g
E. coli: Less than 10 cfu/g
Salmonella spp.: Absent 25 gram
Product is:
GMO free: Yes
Alergen free: Yes
X-Ray tested: Yes
Radiated: No
Organic: No
Kosher: Yes
Suitable for vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for vegans: Yes
Halal: No
Storage conditions:
Optimum storage conditions: Temperature: 5-15 oC
Relative humidity: 55-70 %
Shelf life (after production): 12 months
Packaging:
Type: Material Net weight
Bag 3-layer (paper-polyethyilene-paper) 10kg,12,5kg,15kg,20kg,22.68kg(50lb),25kg
Big-bag polypropylene 1000 kg, 1100 kg