Tamarind Seedless

Commodity Code - 963
Commodity Name - Tamarind Seedless
Commodity Scientific Name - Tamarindus indica
 

 

 

 

Grade designation

Moisture percent by weight

Seed content percent by weight

Foreign matter percent by weight

Organic *

Inorganic **

 

 

A Grade

17.0

10.0

6.0

1.5

B Grade

20.0

15.0

8.0

2.0

C Grade

20.0

20.0

10.0

2.0

Special

15.0

5.0

4.0

1.0

 

* Organic foreign matter : will consist of other parts of fruits such as fiber and rind.

** Inorganic foreign matter means stones, dust, dirt and any other foreign material of inorganic nature.

 

General Characteristics:-

  • The tamarind pulp shall have been obtained from the mature fruits of Tamarindus indica by removing first the rind and then the fibrous skeleton enclosing the pulp and seeds.
  • The pulp shall be well dried and compressed into the cake.
  • The pulp shall be free from insect infestation or live insects, mould, rodent contamination and deleterious substances.
  • The colour of the cake shall be light red to tinged brown.    
  • The pulp shall have the characteristic taste and flavor and shall be free from any obnoxious odour.

 

 

Shelf Life - 12 Months

Initial Validity of e NWR - 6 Months

Extension of e NWR Validity - 3 Months

Number of Extensions - 02 (2X3 months)

Weight Tolerance - NA