Healthy and Nutritious Macadamias Supplied by CCI APAC HOLDINGS
Singapore-based CCI APAC HOLDINGS is a supplier and distributor of tree nuts, such as macadamias, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios ("the smiling nuts) in countries of Asia-Pacific region.
Known as the Queen of Nuts due to size of their kernels and high nutritional value, macadamia nuts are mostly produced in Australia and South Africa. Macadamia is used as food ingredient in Japan, America and Australia, while in many other countries these nuts are used as a salted and roasted snacks.
Macadamia harvest times are during Feb, March, April and May in South Africa, while during May/June/July in Australia.
According to UNECE Standard DDP-23 concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of Macadamia Kernels, there are 2 classes: Class I and Class II.
Tolerances in respect of quality (different defects limits) and size shall be allowed in each lot for produce not satisfying the minimum requirements of the class indicated.
The following styles could be seen as the standard specifications for international commercial transations:
Style 0: Contains minimum 95% whole kernel which passes over a round opening of 19mm.
Style 1: Contains minimum 95% whole kernels which fall through a round opening of 19mm and passes over a round opening of 17mm.
Style s: Contains minimum 90% whole kernels, which fall through a round opening of 17mm and passes over a round opening of 2.75mm. Not more than 5% kernel will pass through a 12.75mm round opening.
Style 2: Contains 50% whole kernels and 50% halves and pieces which all pass over a round opening of 17mm.
Style 3: Contains minimum 15% and maximum 30% whole kernels passing over a round opening of 12.75mm and remaining part halves, which fall through a round opening of 19mm and pass over a round opening of 17mm.
Style 4: Contains minimum of 90% halves with no more than 5% wholes which all pass over a round opening of 12.75mm.
Style 5: Tidbits which fall through a round opening of 12.75mm and passes over a round opening of 9mm.
Style 6: Chips which fall through a round opening of 9mm and passes over a round opening of 5mm.
Net Weight - 11.34kg (25lbs) or 10kg (22lbs)
Packaging - Gas flushed, vacuum sealed laminated foil bag in a fibre board carton
Storage - Temperature maintained between 8°C – 12°C and stored in a clean, dry, enclosed area
Shelf life: 18-24 months (unopened, in recommended storage conditions)
Container - Up to 1450 cartons
CCI APAC HOLDINGS - HIGH QUALITY TREE NUTS