Brazil Nuts are native to South America and are found in the Amazon rain forest. Our suppliers (local cooperatives) collect Brazil Nuts within the Amazon region of Beni and Pando during the period known as harvest, which begins in the month of November of
each year and lasts approximately 8 months.
Brazil nuts are rich and creamy, and are considered among the most delicious superfoods. They are high in protein, healthy fats, and selenium,a mineral with many benefits.
Certifications & Documentation
NOP Organic Certification
ISO-22000: 2005 certification
Certificate of Origin
Third party quality control certificate / inspection report
Shipping documents (Commercial Invoice, Bills of lading, Packing list)
Tariff Codes, Duties and Import Info
Import information for Kaniwa
Commodity Code: 0801210000 (source)
|Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons|
|01||Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled|
Import Duties for Brazil Nuts
Duties vary based on country of origin and importing country.
Bolivia > EU/UK: Duty free (source)
Bolivia> USA: Duty Free (source)
Customs in your country makes the final determination of what the correct rate of duty is for all products imported and you should consult a customs broker or professional to determine the up to date and applicable duties for this product in your country.
Packaging & Shipping
Brazil Nuts Shipping Instructions
Packaging: The product is packed in aluminized vacuum bags, weighing 44 pounds or 20 kg. net. The product is then packaged in boxes, according to the standard used in this product worldwide.
Labelling: TradeLink can provide this product with personalized labels.
Shipping: 20ft sea freight dry container, lined with kraft paper or corrugated cardboard and use moisture control packs to absorb condensation during transit(not palletised)
Quantity per container: 20 metric tonnes (not palletised)
Sample Product Specifications
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Type: Brazil nut
Taste: Characteristic to brazil nut.
Texture: Characteristic to brazil nut.
Colour: Characteristic to brazil nut.
Certification Details and Lot Number
Insect infestation, part of insects Nil
Moisture 2.5 % – 4.5 %
TVC 500000cfu/g max
Salmonella spp. Absent in 25g
Staphylococcus Aureus (CFU/g): Less than 500
Energy 280 Kcal
Fat, total 26g
Carbohydrate total 5g
Dietary Fibre 2g
Metal Detection: Absent
Shelf Life: 24 months from date of delivery, stored in air cooled, brick built warehouse with appropriate vermin controls in place.
Quality: This product shall be free from live infestation, and evidence of infestation by rodents or birds. It shall not contain pathogens at levels injurious to human health, and will comply with the requirements of the Food Safety Act 1990, and all pertinent regulations made thereunder.
Shelled Brazil Nuts
Nutritional Profile for Brazil Nuts