Tea, black

last updated : 2011/01/01
Code Description Ind. price Ship. weight Ship. vol.
FBAFTEABSA01
TEA BAG, sachet for one preparation, one sachet on request 0,005kg 0 Add
FBAFTEALB005
TEA, leaves, packet, 500g on request 0,5kg 1,66L Add
FBAFTEALB10K
TEA, leaves, 1kg on request 1kg 3,33L Add

General information

Tea leaves or tea bags; check beneficiaries habits.

Specifications

For all aspects of the product, unless described otherwise here below, the standard of Codex Alimentarius last edition applies, including the packaging.

- 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.

 

- TEA leaves

As per ISO3720 standard - Black tea, definition and basic requirements.

Dried and sound processed leaves, buds and tender stems, suitable for making tea,

Water extract min.

32%

Total Ash

maximum 8%, minimum 4%

Ratio of water soluble of total Ash

45%

Ash insoluble in acid

1%

Alkalinity of water soluble ash

minimum 1%, maximum 3%

Crude fibre max.

16.5%

Caffeine min.

2.5%

Tannin

10%

 

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

 

-      Packing, tea leaves

Packages of 500g.

Packed in 10kg boxes.

The tea shall be packed in sealed, clean and dry containers, made of material which does not affect the tea, and which preserves all qualities of the tea.

 

-      TEA bags

As per ISO3720 standard - Black tea, definition and basic requirements.

Dried and sound processed leaves, buds and tender stems, suitable for making tea.

Water extract min.

32%

Total Ash

maximum 8%, minimum 4%

Ratio of water soluble of total Ash

45%

Ash insoluble in acid

1%

Alkalinity of water soluble ash

minimum 1%, maximum 3%

Crude fiber max.

16.5%

Caffeine min.

2.5%

Tannin

10%

 

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

 

-      Packing, tea bags

The tea bags will be packed in sealed, clean and dry containers, made of material which does not affect the tea, and which preserves all qualities of the tea.

 

-      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.