Sun dried mango slices and powder

Commodity Code - 961
Commodity Name - Sun Dried Raw Mango Slices and Powder
Commodity Scientific Name - Mangifera indica
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Grade Designation and definition of quality of Sundried Raw Mango Slices

Grade designation Colour Extraneous Slices below 15mm Seed coating Damaged and discolored slices Moisture content
Inorganic Organic
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Special White nil 0.5 2.0 1.0 1.0 10.0
Standard White Brown 0.5 1.0 4.0 3.0 3.0 10.0
General Brown to Black 2.0 2.0 6.0 6.0 5.0 12.0

Explanation

  1. Extraneous matter

    1. Inorganic extraneous matter consisting of metallic pieces, sand, gravel, dirt, stone, lumps of earth, clay and mud.

    2. Organic extraneous matter such as chaff, stem and straw.

  2. Slices below 15 mm- Slices below 15mm in length shall be measured from one end to the other end of the slice.

  3. Seed coating - Seed coating shall be exterior covering of the seed.

  4. Damaged and discoloured slice - means the slices that are eaten by weevils or other insects and including slices internally damaged by fungus, moisture or heating.

General Characteristics

Sundried raw Mango Slices(Khatai) shall-

  1. be dried wholesome, edible part of raw mango fruit with or without the outer skin

  2. be reasonably dried, free from fungus, insect infestation, rodent contamination,living and dead insects, added colouring matter, flavouring matter deleterious substance and any other harmful substance which are injurious to health

  3. not contain any preservative except edible common salt which may be added to the extent of 5% by weight on dry basis

  4. have characteristic taste and flavour

  5. conform to the limit for poisonous metals(rule-57), naturally occuring toxic substances(rule 57-B), insecticides/pesticides residue(rule-65), and any other requirements as laid down under the mandatory provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955 as amended from time to time (Note: Since PFA 1955 has been repealed by FSSA 2006, the para may be read as “It shall comply with restrictions in regard to Aflatoxins, Heavy Metals, Insecticide or Pesticide residue, naturally occurring toxic substances, Microbial load or other food safety requirements as specified in the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011 and the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 or any other Regulation notified under the Food Safety and Standards Act,2006 for domestic trade”);

  6. not have aflatoxin more than 30 microgram/kg

  7. conform to the microbiological requirements as laid down below

i Total viable count 106 /gm (Max.)
ii E-coli 103 /gm (Max.)
iii Moulds 104 /gm (Max.)
iv Salmonella Negative

Grade Designation and definition of quality of Sundried Raw Mango Powder commercially knows as Amchur

Grade designation Crude fibre on dry basis Total ash (salt free basis) (on dry basis) Acid insoluble ash (on dry basis) Acidity (As Anhydrous tartaric acid) Moisture
1 2 3 4 5 6
Special 3.0 3.0 0.5 20.1 to 26.0 10.0
Standard 6.0 6.0 1.5 12.0 to 20.0 12.0

General Characteristics

Sundried raw mango powder (Amchur) shall

  1. be the powder obtained by grinding clean and dried raw mango slices having characteristics taste & flavour,

  2. be free from musty odour, objectionable flavour, rodent contamination, fungus & insect infestation, extraneous matter, added colouring and flavouring matter,

  3. be free from added starch, deleterious substance and any other harmful substance which are injurious to health

  4. be free from coarse particles and 97 per cent of the material shall pass through 700IS Micron sieve,

  5. not contain any preservative except edible common salt which may be added to the extent of 5% by weight on dry basis,

  6. not have aflatoxin more than 30 microgram/kg,

  7. conform to the limit for Poisonous metals(rule-57), Pesticides and Insecticides residue(rule-65), naturally occurring toxic substances(rule-57-B) and any other requirements as laid down under the mandatory provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955 as amended from time to time,

  8. conform to the limit for Poisonous metals(rule-57), Pesticides and Insecticides residue(rule-65), naturally occurring toxic substances(rule-57-B) and any other requirements as laid down under the mandatory provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955 as amended from time to time,

  9. conform to the microbiological requirements as laid down below

i Total viable count 106 /gm (Max.)
ii E-coli 103 /gm (Max.)
iii Moulds 104 /gm (Max.)
iv Salmonella Negative

Dried Mango Slices shall be

  1. intact, firm, clean, of same variety and

  2. free from, visible foreign matter, abnormal external moisture, foreign smell.

S.no. Tradable parameters Range-1 Range-2 Range-3
A Essential
i Colour Natural White White to Brown Brown to Black
ii Moisture (% by Weight) Max 12.0 12.0 12.0
iii Damaged & discoloured Slices(% by Weight) Max 2.0 4.0 5.0
iv Extraneous substance(% by Weight) Max 1.0 2.0 4.0
B Optional (Industrial/Processors)
i Seed Coatings(% by Weight) Max 1.0 3.0 6.0

Sampling

  • 5 % or minimum one container shall be randomly selected for sampling

  • 100g shall be drawn from each selected container and shall be mixed homogenously, called as primary sample.

  • 100g shall be drawn from primary sample called as Laboratory sample.

Definitions

  • Damaged & discoloured slices mean the slices that are eaten by weevils or other insects and includes slices internally damaged by fungus, moisture or heating

  • Seed coatings are exterior covering of the seed.

Optional parameters are voluntary and may be analyzed as per buyer-seller agreement.

Total Shelf Life - 5 Months

Initial Validity of e NWR - 3 Months

Extension of e NWR Validity - 1 Month

Number of Extensions - 2*1 Months

Weight Tolerance - Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage