Shear Nut Specifications

  • Origin: Ghana, Burkina Faso
  • Grade: 1
  • Product Type: Organic
  • Moisture and matter volatile at 105 oC, % m/m: 5 max
  • impurities % m/m:  0.5 max
  • Free Fatty Acid, % m/m: 2 max
  • Peroxide value, mEq peroxide
  • oxygen/kg oil: 5 max
  • Damaged nuts/kernels, % (m/m): 0.5 max.
  • Shrivelled nuts/kernels, % (m/m): 3 max.
  • Mouldy/decayed kernels %  (m/m): 2 max.
  • Skinned kernels, % (m/m):  0.5 max.
  • Empty nuts, % (m/m): 2max.
  • Admixtures of other varieties, % (m/m): 1 max