Sunflower seed kernels - bakery grade
Benefits and features
Sunflower seed kernels bakery grade are produced from raw crop oil type sunflower seeds. Sunflower seeds contain the essential nutrient choline, important for healthy cell structure, synthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, and brain and memory development in the foetus. A 100-gram serving of sunflower kernels contains 55mg of choline; the daily adequate intake for choline is 550mg for men and 425mg for women.
General specifications of the sunflower seed kernels - bakery grade:
Purity level : 99,95%
Moisture content : 7% to 8%
Sunflower seed kernels per ounce: 750 +/- 100 pieces per ounce
Broken pieces of less than ½ sunflower seed kernels : 1% to 10%
Foreign matter : maximum 0.05%
Sunflower seed kernels - bakery grade types:
Budget Quality : broken pieces of less than ½ sunflower seed kernels between 6% to 10%
Standard Quality : broken pieces of less than ½ sunflower seed kernels between 3% to 6%
Premium Quality : broken pieces of less than ½ sunflower seed kernels between 1% to 3%
Packing and Export
Packing is usually done in 15, 20 or 25 KG three layer paper bags, and exported in 40 feet containers which carry 25 metric tons or 20 feet containers which carry 19 metric tons.