SILVERSKIN ONIONS

Description

Little Silverskin white onions are a very common condiment highly consumed in Spain, also as aperitif along with gherkins and olives. Very frequently used as ingredient of mixed pickles and salads, and as garniture for pork preserves and cheese “raclettes”.

Is a product mainly grown and processed in Europe, in the Netherlands, but also in Israel, Italy and recently in India. Is a healthy component of salads, cooked dishes, pizzas, etc.

Technical Data​

• Product type

In bulk, packaged in industrial plastic barrels, in temporary preservation in Acetic Acid. For industrial use at factories repacking for final consumer

• Seed

Typical of each growing country (original seed was Italian)

• Variety

Extra-white, of small sizes (diameter between 14 and 32 mm)

 Aspect

White-milk colour

 Texture

Firm fruits

 Shape

Typical, almost spherical fruits some slightly oval

 Organoleptic

Healthy fruits, well graded by size (diameter), accurate selection to remove defective fruits (like those having strias, etc.). With typical smell and taste. Cultivated in very fertile lands, cultivation usually mechanized

 Sizes

Available in all commercial usual grades (sized by diameter expressed in mm.), emphasizing the medium size/grade 18/21 mm.

• Preservation liquid

Acetic acid, Salt and SO2

 Sulphites

Yes

• Packaging

Industrial plastic HDPE food grade barrel of 260 L.

• Plastic mesh

yes

• Net drained weight

170 kg per barrel

• Labelling

Label on each barrel

• Traceability data

yes

• Adviced Best Before for repacking

Preferably 9 months from production date

• Selling unit

1 big truck (trayler) with 92 drums (15.640 kg of product)

• Country of Origin

Various (Holland, Italy, Israel, India)

• Finished product

Under demand, packaged product availability in jars and cans for consumer market.