Overview – IQF pineapple dice
IQF pineapple dice are extracted from sound mature, and selected ripened fruits. We offer pineapple products in the form of juice and frozen pineapple dice/chunks. The pineapple growing season is from July to September, and the product is available from December to January. Since the product is stored is frozen and stored under cold temperatures. The IQF pineapple chunks will be available throughout the year.
Queen is the most processable variety. It is used in the production of frozen pineapple chunks and pineapple juice. Our IQF setup is equipped with advanced manufacturing facilities and experienced professionals to ensure the product is of good shape, taste, and texture. Our quality and production team ensures the product is manufactured under exacting standards of quality and hygiene conditions. ABC Fruits is one of the leading IQF pineapple dice manufacturers in India.
IQF pineapple dice/chunks specifications
|Parameter Group||Range Value|
|PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL|
|Refractometric Brix @ 20 Degree Celsius||Minimum 9|
|Acidity As % Anhydrous Citric Acid||0.5 – 0.90|
|pH As Natural||3.5 – 3.8|
|Free Flowing frozen pineapple Chunks of Sizes 20x25mm. The Chunks are made from fresh/frozen slices of semi ripe fruit vertically cut. Since the slices are oblong in nature and not all Chunks will be completely uniform in shape/size. However up to 85-90%will have two sides of the required size,10-15% will be of irregular shape due to the geometry of the Fruit.|
|Clumps||Less than 5 %|
|Aerobic Plate Count cfu/ ml||<25,000 (CFU/g)|
|Yeast & Mould Count cfu / ml||<100(CFU/g)|
|Coliform Count cfu / ml||<10(CFU/g)|
|Colour||Pale to Bright Yellow|
|Appearance||Fresh Mature, Firm before thawing & Soft after thawing.|
|Taste||Characteristics of semi ripened Pineapple fruit.|
Quality description/ process
Frozen pineapple chunks are derived from matured and GMO free pineapple fruits. Slices are hand-made from semi ripened fruit. Slices/dice are passed through the Blast Freezer at -30 to -40 degrees Celsius, inspected, packed & passed through a metal detector. Overall processing is done by maintaining strict hygienic conditions throughout the processing line.
|IQF pineapple dice/chunks is stored in food grade PE bags and packed in 5 ply corrugated box.|
|UP to 2300 cartons / 23MT can be loaded in a 40 feet container.|
|Frozen pineapple dice/chunks should be stored in -18 degree Celsius.|
|SHELF – LIFE|
|Best before 24 months from the date of manufacturing if stored at 18 degree Celsius.|