Sliced aubergines

NAME
Aubergine Solanum melanogena L., family Solanaceae

VARIETY
Type: BLACK BEAUTY: it is a species of round, egg-shaped aubergine ripening slowly with deep purple skin. Its flesh is thick, with few seeds and its taste is not much bitter.

GROWING AND HARVESTING AREA
Italian farms, foods of Italian provenance, system of "organic production".

ORGANIC PRODUCT CERTIFICATION (NON-GMO)
Aubergines, having been certified by an approved inspection body, are produced according to Organic Farming principles. The characteristics of the product and its production process are indicated by the current EU Regulations (including subsequent amendments and additions) "concerning organic production and labelling of organic products". The growing is managed according to the good farming principles and in conformity with the EC regulation 852/2004 section: Primary production and transformation into semi-finished products.

PHYSICAL CONDITION
Cut up - Quarters, slices.

SIZE
The round, egg-shaped product, has a deep purple skin, a thick flesh and few seeds; its slices have an average thickness (flesh) reaching 6 -10 mm; an average length of 10 - 14 cm; an average width of 1 - 2 cm;

COMMERCIAL CATEGORY
First and Second
Classic smells and colours, lightly bitter, pleasant and typical taste of marinated aubergines in an acid/saline solution (pickle); flesh consistency: medium (fleshy)

PACKAGING
Carton, without any other packaging, suitable for any contact with foods and to contain fresh foodstuffs tested on earth;
Net weight: 5 Kg
Storage temperature: from +4,0 °C to + 12°C; TMC OF THE SEMIFINISHED PRODUCT (Dried, sliced aubergines) = 8-10 MONTHS IN COOLING CONDITIONS;

GMO-ALLERGENS-LATEX
The product is GMO-FREE (no genetically modified organisms), in accordance with the EC regulation 2003/89 of 10-11-03 and subsequent updates about allergens, moreover it does not contain latex and any packaging material used is without latex.

INGREDIENTS**
*Aubergines (quarters\slices), salt (12-16 %), acidifier: citric acid.

*product deriving from organic farming
**percentages of ingredients may vary according to the recipe and/or the customer's specific demand.