Relatively extended condiment, of frequent consumption in Spain, widely used in pizzas. Eaten along with pork preserves, cheese “raclettes” and smoked salmon. Frequently used as ingredient of some sauces, mixed pickles and salads. Needs intensive labour for plucking, selection and processing.
Is a typical product of the Mediterranean area as wild bush, while is being cultivated also in certain countries.
• Product type
In bulk, packaged in industrial plastic barrels, in temporary preservation in BRINE. For industrial use, for factories repacking for final consumer
Wild bush (or planted from wild bush)
Typical, dark green. Also sometimes yellow-green
Typical almost firm
Typical, round thick pieces, slightly spherical
Healthy fruits, well graded by sizes, accurate selection to remove defective fruits (like those broken, splashed, or having stains, coloration defects, etc.). With typical smell and taste
Available in all commercial sizes (named super-capotes, capotes, surfines, capucines, non-pareilles, etc.)
• Preservation liquid
Industrial plastic HDPE food grade barrel of 260 L.
• Plastic mesh
• Net drained weight
180 kg per barrel, but depending on each country of origin
Label on each barrel
• Traceability data
• Adviced Best Before
Preferably 12 months from production date
• Selling unit
1 sea 20 foot container with 80 drums of 180 kg n.d.w. (14.400 kg of product)
• Country of Origin
Mainly Spain but also Morocco, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Syria and Tunisia
• Finished product
Under demand, packaged product availability in pasteurized jars and cans for consumer market.