Products

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Cold Break 31% NTSS Tomato paste – 0.033” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 52+ TPS 50 TPS N/A
NTSS 31.0% NTSS 30.0% NTSS 32.0 % NTSS
pH 4.2 4.0 4.5
Total Acidity 2.2% 1.8% 2.6%
Bostwick 6.0 cm 4.5 cm 8.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20% N/A 40%

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Plastic drum weight 561 +/- 5 lbs 532 +/- 5 lbs
Wooden bin weight 3,150 +/- 10 lbs 2,900 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Cold Break 37% NTSS Tomato paste – 0.033” – 0.045” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 2.3 a/b 2.1 a/b 2.5 a/b
NTSS 37.0% NTSS 36.5% NTSS 37.5 % NTSS
pH 4.2 4.0 4.5
Total Acidity 1.6% 1.4% 2.1%
Bostwick 6.0 cm 4.4 cm 8.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20 N/A 40

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Plastic drum weight 571 +/- 5 lbs 540 +/- 5 lbs
Wooden bin weight 3,190 +/- 10 lbs 2,940 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Hot Break 26% NTSS Tomato paste – 0.060” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 48+ TPS 45 TPS N/A
NTSS 26.0% NTSS 25.0% NTSS 27.0 % NTSS
pH 4.4 4.1 4.5
Total Acidity 1.8% 1.4% 2.2%
Bostwick 1.9 cm 0.5 cm 4.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20% N/A 40%

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Wooden bin weight 3,105 +/- 10 lbs 2,855 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Hot Break 28% NTSS Tomato paste – 0.060” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 48+ TPS 45 TPS N/A
NTSS 28.0% NTSS 27.0% NTSS 29.0 % NTSS
pH 4.3 4.1 4.5
Total Acidity 1.8% 1.4% 2.2%
Bostwick 2.4 cm 0.0 cm 5.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20 N/A 40

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Wooden bin weight 3,130 +/- 10 lbs 2,880 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Hot Break 28% NTSS Concentrates Crushed Tomatoes – 0.156” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 48+ TPS 45 TPS N/A
NTSS 28.0% NTSS 27.0% NTSS 29.0 % NTSS
pH 4.3 4.1 4.5
Total Acidity 1.8% 1.4% 2.2%
Bostwick 2.4 cm 0.0 cm 5.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20 N/A 40

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Wooden bin weight 3,130 +/- 10 lbs 2,880 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Hot Break 31% NTSS Tomato Paste – 0.033” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 48+ TPS 45 TPS N/A
NTSS 31.0% NTSS 30.0% NTSS 32.0 % NTSS
pH 4.4 4.1 4.5
Total Acidity 1.8% 1.4% 2.2%
Bostwick 5.0 cm 3.0 cm 7.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20 N/A 40

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Plastic drum weight 561 +/- 5 lbs 532 +/- 5 lbs
Wooden bin weight 3,155 +/- 10 lbs 2,905 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Tomato Paste Specifications
Hot Break 31% NTSS Tomato Paste – 0.060” Finish Size

Description

California tomato paste is produced, following FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, from red ripe fruit that conforms to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act. Our tomato paste shall meet the standards set forth by FDA, the USDA and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The product is allergen and GMO free.

Typical Specifications

Chemical and Physical Target Minimum Maximum
Color 48+ TPS 45 TPS N/A
NTSS 31.0% NTSS 30.0% NTSS 32.0 % NTSS
pH 4.4 4.1 4.5
Total Acidity 1.8% 1.4% 2.2%
Bostwick 3.5 cm 2.5 cm 6.0 cm
Howard Mold Count < 20 N/A 40

Product Sterility – All products shall be commercially sterile as defined in 21 CFR 113.3

Flavor and Aroma – Typical tomato flavor, free from scorched, bitter green tomato, or other off flavors or odors.

Packaging Gross Net
Plastic drum weight 561 +/- 5 lbs 532 +/- 5 lbs
Wooden bin weight 3,155 +/- 10 lbs 2,905 +/- 10 lbs

Kosher Certification
Product is processed under the supervision of Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union and is certified kosher pareve and suitable for Passover When bearing the OU symbol

For further information contact Joseph Christovao (212) 233-0412. Email jchristovao@mercantum.com

Mercantum Mango Puree Specications Single Strength frozen Mango Puree

Description

Mango puree is processed from the highest quality mango puree grade fruit available, The incoming raw material is inspected,
sortedand analyzed prior to processing. Each processed lot is guaranteed to be manufactured in accordance with USDA, FDA,
and international regulatory requirements. Each lot is tested and will eet the following specifications:

Brix 16.0 to 20.0
pH 3.5 to 4.6
Acidity Products is not acidulated
Color Golden Orange with no browning
Flavor Fresh, clean, typical of fresh mango.
Total Plate 1000 cfu/g
Yeast 500 cfu/g
Mold 500 cfu/g
E.Coli None Detectd
Storage -10 degree F or less