International Agri-Commodities Trading House
Whole Green Lentils

AUSTRALIA, CANADA, TURKEY

As per NACMA Standards CSP – 7.1.2, Australian Lentils – Whole green no. 1, Min. Export Standard Machine Dressed (Formerly CSP - 37)

Parameter

Requirements

Comments/ Variation

Physical Characteristics

The Lentils shall be hard and well filled

Purity

99% min. by weight

Whole Lentils, defective Lentils and seed coats.

Moisture

14% max

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Defective Seeds

2% max by weight

Lentils not of the specified variety. Lentil kernels that are broken, heat damaged, hail damaged, insect damaged, frosted, shrivelled, split, chipped, sprouted, affected by mould (field or storage). Includes pods that contain Lentils, whether broken or unbroken and loose seed coat.

Varietal Restriction

1% max by weight

Lentils not of the specified variety.

Poor colour

1% max by weight

Discoloured Lentils have excessive discolouration of the seed coat as per the Pulse Australia Lentil Photographic Charts. Includes disease, frost and water staining.

Screen size

2 mm slotted hole

Lentil seed material defective if passes through this screen.

Foreign Material

1% max by weight

Unmilliable material and all vegetable matter other than Lentil seed material.

Unmillable Material

0.1% max by weight

Soil, stones, metals and non-vegetable matter.

Field insects

One (1) max.

Dead per 200 g sample