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Pomegranate


Pomegranate

Our Pomegranates are highly famous for their wholesome qualities. Our supplied pomegranates are carefully picked from productive farm areas to ensure its purity and naturalness, which further helps in maintaining good health. Our fresh pomegranates are abundant with rich minerals, vitamins, polyphenols & flavanoids which help in quenching thirst as well as works as an anti oxidant boosters.


Fruit description
  • Fruit is nearly round and hard
  • Leathery shiny skin
  • The edible portion is transforms from deep pink to bright red
  • Juicy, crunchy seeds
  • Distinctive protruding flower end
  • Outside skin polished and cleaned with soft long hair brush

Size grading
  • Size graded with round barsOptional per season period few pallets per FCL,10 mm, 450 gr. and up, ( 7 cnt)
  • Inside carton separation in diagonal crossing , 2 x 3 x 2
  • About 15 %, 90-100 mm and 350-450 grams
  • About 35 %, 80-90 mm and 275-350 gr
  • About 50 %, 75-80 mm and 200-275 gr
  • Optional, count 18

Color Bhagwa red colored overall

Origin
  • Maharashtra ( Middle West India)
  • Andhra Pradesh (South East India)
  • Karnataka (South West India)

Harvest
  • Product is handpicked
  • Immediately forced pre-cooled until 5 degrees C within 7 hrs
  • During Harvesting Plastic Crates are used

Palletizing
  • Per pallet a clear pallet numbered label
  • A4 size, with thick printed letters and numbers
  • The contents of that pallet in accordance with the Packing List
  • Product label is easy and clearly visible
  • By palletising one “Pallet Sheet “, in the middle and one on the top
  • Ventilation holes and interlockers

Stowing
  • 20 pallets 100 x 120 cm per FCL
  • All pallets stowed in the well-known " Vent Stowing Pattern”
  • Fits good together to avoid collapsing
  • Air ventilation closing with plastic foil
  • 220 crtn’s per pallet, total 4.400 crtn’s

Weight
  • 3,5 kg
  • Always a guaranteed minimum weight
  • Tolerances only up-wards

Acidity
  • Citric acid % in w/w
  • Below 1,85%

Brix 16,5 +/- 1,5 ° Brix

Tannin Below 0,25%

Pre cooling
  • Within 7 hours after harvesting
  • Forced air circulation until + 5 degrees, Celsius
  • Pre-cooling for the 3,5 kg
  • Open top cartons can be done in the final packaging

Fruit specification
Skin : Max 5 % of the surface with THRIPS (outside skin damage caused by insects)
Max 5 % BRUISING (outside skin damage caused by contact

Moisture No external moisture including packaging

Color Equal red to bright shiny red skin, varying per season

Maturity
  • Harvested ripe fruit
  • No signs of internal browning

Flavor
  • Characteristic of fresh fruit
  • No abnormal flavor or odor

Taste Sweet


Packaging

Size I to IV Three counts, 9-12 -15
3,5 kg cartons Other sizes will be with strong white crossing carton
Size L 40cm, Front 30 cm Carton strong enough to carry the whole pallet
Height, subject inner-layer and size 20 pallets per 40 ft reefer
In strong colored corrugated open cartons 4- plastic corner boards vertical
Inside a black inner layer Nailed ( screwed ) on the pallet
Separation for each pomegranate Connected on the top on a horizontal top layer with ventilation holes
Guaranteed solid stuffing Cartons with minimum 4 air circulation holes in the bottom
Ventilations holes as well in the layer as under the pomegranates All bound together with vertical and horizontal straps