|Brix||9° ± 2.5° (Uncorrected for acidity)|
|Acidity @8.1° Brix||0.00-0.14% w/w as Citric acid (May be affected by seasonal variations)|
|pH @8.1° Brix||5.6-6.6 (May be affected by seasonal variations)|
|Solids @8.1° Brix||<1.0%|
|Colour||Bright orange typical carrot colour|
|Flavour||Typical carrot flavour. No off flavours and aromas|
|Stability||The juice typically shows uniform suspension with no signs of clear supernatant and minimal precipitate or floc-like material after standing 24 hours at room temperature.|
|Total Plate Count||<1000 cfu/g|
|Total Yeast & Mould||<30 cfu/g|
|E.coli||Not Detected (<3 MPN/g)|
|Coliforms||Not Detected (3 MPN/g)|
|Salmonella||Not Deteced (in 25g)|
|Thermo Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB)||Negative (per sample)|
To ensure maximum retention of the products attributes, cold storage at less than -18°C is recommended for a period of 36 months.
Carrot Juice NFC is manufactured from sound process grade carrots. The extracted juice is pasteurised, packed and frozen. The juice does not contain added sugar, preservative, colourings or flavourings.
The same product packed in 13kg quantities in pails is coded CAR3004
All raw materials and the process employed in the preparation of Carrot Juice NFC shall be in the accordance with good manufacturing practices under strict sanitary conditions. The extracted juice is prepared using stainless steel equipment and stringent quality assurance procedures are enforced throughout manufacturing.