|Name||Groundnuts Seed and Oil|
|Botanical Name||Arachis hypogaea|
|Indian Name||Mungphali, Seengdana|
PEANUT or GROUNDNUT is primarily an Oil Seed. This is also a common man’s most popular pass time nut. It is used in numerous food preparations in the form of Snacks and Side dishes. It is also used in manufacturing of make-up materials, medicines and textile materials.
INDIA is the second largest producer of peanuts in the World after China. Annual production of peanuts in India exceeds 6 million metric tons. The two major varieties of peanuts produced in India are Bold (Virginia) and Java (Spanish). Bold variety has elongated shape and Java variety has round shape.
The winter crop of peanuts is rain-fed crop whereas the summer crop is irrigated. 70% of the winter crop is the bold variety and 85% of the summer crop is Java variety The Bold variety peanuts are typically red skinned with elongated shape. The Java variety peanuts are pink skinned with round spheroid shape.
GREEN TREE brand Peanuts passes through 12 stages of stringent processing such as Magnetic separation, De-stoning, Color sorting, Aspiration, Computerized packing and so on; so that the best and safe product reaches to your kitchen.
Peanut oil was used as the original source of fuel for the diesel engine. India exported around 100000 tons of groundnut oil in 2003-04 after 4 decades, as crop failed in Senegal and Argentina. Groundnut oil is an excellent all-rounder with the advantage of having no marked flavor yet at the same time being quite luscious. Extracted from peanuts (so also called peanut oil), groundnut oil is pale in color and of a light consistency. It has a subtle, pleasant flavor and can be heated to a high temperature without burning. We are the leading Groundnut/Peanut Oil Exporters in India
General Specifications of Peanut Oil
|MIV (Moisture Impurities and Volatile matter)||0.2% max|
|FFA as oleic acid||1% max|
|Color (Y + 5R) in 1/2″ cell Lovibond||6.5 units Max|
|Refractive Index at 40 C||1.4620 – 1.4630|
|Saponification Value||189 – 195 units|
|Iodine value||87- 96 units|
|Unsaponifiable matter %||0.9 Max|
|Cloud point C||Acceptable between 4 and 7|
|Beller Turbidity temperature C||39 .0 to 41.0|
|Argemone test, hexabromide test, mineral oil test, castor oil test, cotton oil test, Hydracyanic Acid test, Tricresyl Phosphate||Negative|
|Packing||– In bulk- In 200 Kgs new mild steel drums (80 such drums to be stuffed into one 20 ft. container; total 16MT per container)- ISO Tanks|
(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)
|Moisture||11% to 12% max.|
|Sand / Silica||2.5% max.|
Bulk / 50 KGS polypropylene bags / 50-70 KGS jute bags.
(*Custom packaging can be provided on customer request or in special conditions.)