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GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability: Seasonal (September - May)

STORAGE

Temperature: 4-8°c

Shelf Life: 7 Days

PACKAGING

Net Weight Per Bundle (3 boxes): 9kg

Net Weight Per Box: 3kg

Gross Weight Per Bundle: 9.75kg

Packaging: Light Weight fold-able plastic containers

Dimensions: 40cmx30cmx32cm

*Various bundle sizes available upon request

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FRESH PORCINI

Boletus Edulis also known as Penny Bun, Porcino or Cep. The porcini mushroom has a large brown cap with tubes that extend downwards from the underside of the cap rather than gills. One of the world’s favorite wild mushroom varieties. The porcini has a wonderful strong nutty flavour with a beautiful meaty texture. Without question, the porcini is one of the most versatile of the wild mushrooms and can be used in many dishes.

PORCINI MUSHROOM USES

The porcinis are highly regarded in many cuisines as a prized ingredient based on their taste and versatility. King boletus reconstitutes very nicely and are the most common variety found in recipes ranging from roast chicken to risotto to pasta. Young, small porcini are most appreciated by gourmets and are enjoyed raw, sauteed with butter, ground into pasta, soups and many other dishes.

HEALTH BENEFITS

The mushroom is low in fat, high in protein, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre.

SPECIFICATIONS

Variety: Wild Flora

Texture: Firm

Quality: White & Light Green

Taste & Flavour: Distinct Porcino

Size: Small 4cm-6cm / Medium 6cm-8cm / Large 8cm-10cm

MICROBIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS

CHEMICAL PARAMETERS

E. Coli: 0 cfu/g

Staphyloccocus Aerus: Absent

Clostridium Perfringes: Absent

Listeria Monocytogenes: Absent

Salmonella: Absent/25g

Yeast & Moulds: <100 cfu/g

 

 
 
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