Coffee

last updated : 2011/01/01
Code Description Ind. price Ship. weight Ship. vol.
FBAFCOFFIN02
COFFEE, instant, box of 200g on request 0,2kg 0,5L Add
FBAFCOFFPO05
COFFEE, powder, bag of 500g on request 0,5kg 0,5L Add

General information

Coffee powder.  Main varieties are Arabica and Robusta; refer to local habits.

Instant coffee.  See if locally used.

Specifications

-      Product must be fit for human consumption and be of sound, fair and marketable quality.

-      The Cartagena Protocol (Biosafety Protocol, additional to the Convention of Biodiversity) requires that exporters/producers indicate whether the food items may contain GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) or not.

 

COFFEE, powder

Variety

According to item description.

Caffeine

1.2 to 1.5 for Arabica, 2.2 to 2.5 for Robusta.

Total ash

6% maximum.

Moisture

5% maximum.

Ochratoxin

5 ppb maximum.

Analysis of contaminants must state that the coffee is "fit for human consumption", in particular regarding heavy metals, radioactivity and pesticides.

 

-      Packing

Packages of 500g.

Packed in 10kg boxes.

The coffee powder shall be packed in sealed clean and dry aluminised bags, made of material which does not affect the coffee, and which preserves all qualities of the coffee.

 

COFFEE, instant

Variety

According to item description.

Caffeine

1.2 to 1.5 for Arabica, 2.2 to 2.5 for Robusta.

Moisture

5% maximum.

Glucose

2.1% maximum.

Xylose

0.4% maximum.

Fructose

0.6% maximum.

Ochratoxin

10 ppb maximum.

Analysis of contaminants must state that the coffee is "fit for human consumption", in particular regarding heavy metals, radioactivity and pesticides.

-      Packing

The instant coffee shall be packed in sealed, clean and dry aluminised bags of 500g, or in tins of 500g made of metal with reusable tops, ensuring the packing material does not affect the coffee, and which preserves all qualities of the coffee.

-      Labelling

As per Codex STAN 1:  Name of the food, the list of ingredients unless for single ingredients food, net content weight or drain content weight, name and address, country of origin, lot identification, dates marking, storage instructions, instructions for use, quantitative labelling of emphasised ingredients, irradiated food, culturally restricted components.