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PEANUTS

Raw & Blanched

 

Excellence in Production


We produce two peanut types: Raw and Blanched Peanuts.
We guarantee clean, healthy, dry kernels, with excellent taste, free from chemical contaminants and mycotoxins.

Crunchy, tasty
and versatile


Our crunchy and tasty peanuts are excellent ingredients for snacks, peanut butter and candy products.

Nutritious
Energy


Peanuts are a source of vitamins, nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and a rich source of energy. All their properties are transferred to peanut-based food products.
 

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HPS Peanuts

 
INFORMATION

HPS Runner peanuts consist of clean, dry and healthy kernels with excellent taste and with very low level of chemical contamination and mycotoxins.

HPS Standard Peanuts
Quality Specifications
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Packing
Big bags 1250 kg
Polypropylene bags 50 kg - 25 kg

Labeling
Label with the following information: company, lot number, count, product type, weight, country of origin, lot and harvest year.

See sample label
See lot identification

Shelf life
Under optimum packing and storage conditions, peanut shelf life is very long, limited only by changes in sapid-aromatic properties after 270 from processing.

DATA SHEET
 
 

Blanched Peanut

 
INFORMATION

HPS Runner peanut type without skin; consisting of clean, dry and healthy kernels with excellent taste and very low level of chemical contamination and mycotoxins.

Standard Blanched Peanut
Quality Specifications
Download Data Sheet

Packing
Polypropylene Big bags 1250 kg
Polypropylene bags of 50 kg - 25 kg

Labeling
Label with the following information: company, lot number, count, product type, weight, country of origin, lot and harvest year.
See sample label
See lot identification

Shelf life
Under optimum packing and storage conditions, peanut shelf life is very long, limited only by changes in sapid-aromatic properties after 270 days from processing.

data sheet
 

 

Certifications

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Download Certifications: BRC

 

Healthy Foods

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GENUINE FARMER STOCK

Gastaldi grows peanuts independently or in partnership with other farmers, through its Agriculture Division. This partnership between Gastaldi and farmers ensures raw material quality and traceability.
QUALITY CONTROL

Our food management and safety system is compliant with BRC standard, and provides information and controls in every stage of the process. Gastaldi was the first Argentine peanut company to obtain the BRC certification in 2009 and BMP and HACCP certifications in 2001.
COMMITMENT

Since 2009, Gastaldi is audited against the ETI (Ethical Trading Initiative) and is B membership in Sedex. The company embraces Corporate Social Responsibility through the Gastaldi Foundation initiative.

 

Processes

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HPS Peanut Processes

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Reception


The raw material is analyzed to determine its eligibility to be sorted as HPS peanut, or rejected as crushing stock.

Precleaning


This stage consist in precleaning the farmerstock and drying up to 9% if the raw material has higher level of moisture. Subsequently, peanuts are stored.

Cleaning


Removing foreign material to the greatest extent possible.

Shelling


The purpose of this stage is to separate the kernels from the shell.

Selection


At this stage, selection is carried out through gravity tables, electromagnets and electronic sorting machines to separate foreign material and kernels with damage or other defects.

 

Sizing


Classifying kernels by sizes.

Packing and Storage


Big bags or 50 kg or 25 kg bags. Stored in storage facilities under controlled atmosphere (temperature and humidity).
 

Blanching Processes

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Heating


To facilitate subsequent skin removal.

Blanching


Through machines specially designed to remove kernel skin.

Electronic sorting


To remove damaged kernels, or partially blanched and unblanched kernels.

Metal detection


To avoid contamination with ferrous and non-ferrous foreign material and stainless steel pieces.

Packing & Storage


Big bags or 50 kg or 25 kg bags. Stored in storage facilities under controlled atmosphere (temperature and humidity).
 
GASTALDI HNOS. S.A.I. Y C.F. E I.

Belgrano 42, General Deheza
CP X5923AGB
Córdoba, Argentina
Tel/Fax: +54 358 4057100