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Pearl Barley

Product code / model no: VVRS PB500 – Pearl Barley
Product name: Organic Pearl Barley
Min Order – 1 X 20” FCL

Description

Produced by polishing the hulled barley grain. This pearling process is minimal (unlike most commercially available pearled barley), so much of the nutrient value of whole barley is retained. Has a milder flavour than barley grain. Must be refrigerated or frozen to retain freshness. USES: Add to soups and casseroles (may need to pre-cook). Cook together with rice or as a rice substitute or Pre-cook and add to baked goods. – To make a porridge. Add to soups (traditionally beef or vegetable) and casseroles and cook and serve as a simple side dish or pilaf.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

DESCRIPTION

NAME: Organic Pearled Barley
COUNTRY ORIGIN: Australia
INGREDIENTS: Organic Barley Grain
MANUFACTURING METHOD: Cleaning, Grading and Hulling system

TYPICAL PRODUCT ANALYSIS
COLOUR: Sandy Beige Colour
FLAVOUR: Full Barley Flavour
MOISTURE: Max. 12.5%

ORGANIC STANDARDS

Product is sourced from Australian growers who have declared their crops to be free of genetically modified organisms and must meet VVRS strict receival standards. VVRS products are certified by ACO P41, USDA NOP 4086PNOP*, OFC 0456 and HACCP FSAU02/915 and are free from infestation and mould.

*USDA may not be applicable to some batches of this product.

PACKING AND PALLET CONFIGURATON

20kg, (Poly bag), 5kg (Calico)
54 x 20kg bags to a pallet
210 x 5kg to a pallet

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per 100g serving

Energy 1347kj (321cal)
Protein 6.60g
Fat, total 2.40g
-saturated 0.40g
Carbohydrate, total 61.2g
-sugars 0.70g
Dietary Fibre 9.70g
Sodium 8.00mg

This analysis may alter slightly depending on growing and climatic conditions. Other testing available at buyers expense.

ALLERGENS – This product contains gluten

VVRS Pearled Barley contains no egg and egg products, crustacean and their products, fish and fish products, peanut and soya bean and their products, tree nut and sesame seeds and their products, peanut, milk and milk products, meat and their products, bird and their products, fruit and their products, mollusc and their products, yam and their products, mustard and it’s products, added sulphites, preservatives, flavours and colouring.

SAFETY AND STORAGE DATA

There are no known risks assoiciated with the handling or processing of this product. Post harvest grain is cooled by night aeration for 14 days in silos then fumigated with Carbon Dioxide to a level of 37.5% for mimimum 10 days. Once the grain is cleaned, processed and packaged it is stored in cool rooms at a maximum temperature of 11 degrees celsius. These rooms are dry and free from toxic chemicals, odours, insects and rodent infestation. It is recommended that product be stored under constant cool, dry conditions to maintain optimum freshness. No responsibility is taken for product if stored in humid, hot, dusty or infested storage. Our recommended shelf life for this product is 12 months after the production date but we will accept no responsibility for infestation once product has been accepted into the customers’s storage facility.

DISCLAIMER

Information in this specification is reliable to the best of our knowledge and belief, but it is the user’s responsibility to determine in the user’s application and conditions the suitability of any material for a specific purpose, including consumption, and to adopt any precautions as are necessary prior to use. This product is milled in a factory which also mills products containing gluten

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