Cowberry berries are whole, healthy, well developed, without mechanical damage, uniform in maturity. The product is crumbly, without sticking berries; berries are not damaged by diseases and pests.
Colour of berries is red of different shades; taste and smell are sour-sweet, which is typical for cowberries in the stage of harvest maturity. Foreign flavours, odours and impurities are not allowed. Consistency in the thawed state is quite dense, close to the consistency of fresh of different shades; a slight softening of the product is allowed.
Nutritional and energy value per 100 g of product:
Proteins – 0.7 g
Carbohydrates – 8.2 g
Of which sugars – 8.1 g
Fibre – 2.5 g
Energy value – 46 kcal (192.5 kJ).
Production method: IQF
Storage conditions and shelf life: 24 months at a temperature not exceeding minus 18°С and relative humidity not more than 95%.