Sun-kissed Kenyan Soil to infuse each Chilli with its distinct character and intense Heat
Grown from certified seed under well controlled Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and centrally processed, applying Good Hygienic Practices. Prior to the start of the drying process, the chillies undergo a pasteurization process in order to assure all vegetative micro-cells are destroyed.
The intended use of the product is in preparations for cooking.
In order to obtain Premium Quality African Bird’s Eye Chillies (Capsicum Frutescens), Equator Kenya Ltd controls the entire value chain from production, collection, central drying and export. The produce is grown from controlled seed under Good Agricultural Practices.
Packed in 25 kg gunny bag with PE lining. Traceability code on each individual bag.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Colour: Variance between dark red and light red Flavour: Strong, typical of chilies
Odour: Strong, typical of chilies
Pungency: 95,000 – 220,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU) Moisture: ≤ 8%
AW: < 0.55
FOOD PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS
Commission Directive 98/53/EC on sampling methods is also applicable.