Description: Natural walnuts, size by count to be determined by buyer. Nut shells are cleaned, well-dried, free from excessive defects and damage, and graded in accordance with the USDA and DFA standards for inshell walnuts.
Variety: Chandler, Hartley, Tulare, Howard & Solano
Grade: US No. 1
Color: Extra Light, Light & Light Amber
Sizes*: 26mm, 28mm, 32mm, & 34mm
Foreign Material: None Allowed
Total Defect: External – 10% by count for spills, 5% by count for other shell defects, <3% seriously damaged
Internal – 10% by count of which <6% are damaged by mold, insects, or other means
Packaging: 10 kg or 25 kg net in food grade poly sack.
Religious Certification: Certified Kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of San Francisco.
Storage Conditions and Shelf Life: Shelf life at ambient temperatures (70° F) is three (3) months.
Optimum Storage Conditions of 32- 38° F and 60% relative humidity are ideal for shelled walnuts and will significantly improve shelf life. Product kept under optimum storage conditions can be kept for 18-24 months from HARVEST date.