New Zealand Greenshell Mussels (Perna Canaliculus), from licensed Marine Farms using sustainable aquaculture techniques, (rope grown above the seafloor) in the natural marine environment. It is grown exclusively in New Zealand’s unspoiled coastal waters and is a highly valued food source. New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel is so named due to the unique green colour of its shell.
Description: Free Flowing Fine Tan to Green Powder.
|Loss on drying (Moisture) %||0 to 5|
|Fat %||8 to 16|
|Protein (N x 6.25) %||47 to 69|
|Ash (Residue on Ignition) %||5 to 11|
|Carbohydrate %||NMT 35|
|Glycosaminoglycan %||1 to 4|
|Total Aerobic Count (TAC)
(cfu per gram @ 35°C for 48 hours)
|< 5.0 x 104|
|Clostridium perfringens (cfu per g)||< 10|
|Staphylococcus aureus (cfu per g)||< 10|
|Escherichia coli (mpn per g)||< 3|
|Yeasts and Moulds (cfu per g)||< 100|
|Salmonella (per 25 gram)||Not Detected|
|Heavy Metal Analysis||Specification|
|Mercury (ppm)||< 0.1|
|Cadmium (ppm)||< 3.0|
|Lead (ppm)||< 10|
Packing: 25 kg drum or carton.
Shelf Life: 3 years when stored in a cool, dry place away from heat.