Natural walnut kernels consisting of walnut halves and pieces. Nut kernels are clean, well-dried, free from excessive defects and damage, and graded in accordance with USDA and DFA standards for grades of shelled walnuts.
Size Tolerance: 20% halves or greater (according to buyer’s specifications) with the balance being ¾ halves or large pieces. No more than 3% can be smaller than large pieces.
Color: Light / Light Amber
Variety: The product is made up from Howard, Tehama, Hartley, Tulare, and Payne varieties.
Shell Fragment: 1 per 500 lbs. or better
Metal or Glass: None allowed
Packaging: 25 lb. net corrugated cardboard carton made of food grade material with plastic liner inserted in case to preserve freshness.
Certification: Certified Kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of San Francisco.
Food Safety: Processed in accordance with GFSI regulations and SQF Level Two certification. Microbiological testing is performed by an independent laboratory on samples taken at the time of packaging.
Best Before Date: Up to 18 months from harvest date at optimum storage conditions of 32-38°F (0-3°C). Up to 6 months when stored in ambient conditions (70°F or higher).