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ABOUT US

Walnut Valley, LLC. strives to be the best and most trusted business based in Western part of Ukraine, with it's head office in Kiev. We are a producer and processor of walnut kernels. Our company is in the walnut business since 2010. We are positioned to maximize value to our customers by providing high quality Walnut Kernels and Inshell Walnuts.
We process walnuts according to the UNECE Standard DDP-02
Walnuts go through machine and hand sorting.
We do calibration and fractioning of walnut kernels using sorting machines which includes aspiration of shell, membrane and dust. Before the packing we do hand sorting to achieve high quality product.

Our products:

Walnut halves

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Walnut Quaters

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Walnut Mix

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Inshell Walnuts

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Quality

Standards & Testing

- To ensure that our products meet our customer's exacting needs, we employ statistical process controls and strictly adhere to UNECE STANDARD DDP-02 concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of Walnut Kernels. We are constantly analyzing and evaluating our processes to maximize performance. During final packaging, products are continuously sampled inline for defects. Information from these inspections provides direct feedback to upstream operations and final grading of the product to our strict standards. We test and certify our products for Salmonella, E. Coli and Aflatoxin.
Classification



Walnut Halves
We offer differnt quality Halves walnut kernels. Halves are the kernels separated into two more or less equal and intact parts. To see the consistence of Halves walnut kernels in a package see the
Size tolerance chart.

1. Light Halves (Extra Class) 2. Light Amber Halves (Class I)

For walnut kernels color specification use the UNECE Standard for Walnut Kernels (DDP-02).

 

 

 

Walnut Quaters
We offer different quality Quarters walnut kernels.
Quarters are the kernels separated lengthways into four more or less equal pieces.
To see the consistence of Quarters in a package please go to Size tolerance chart.
We produce three kinds of Quarters walnut kernels:
1. Light Quarters Walnut Kernels (Extra Class)
2. Light Amber Quarters Walnut Kernels (Class I)
3. Amber Quarters Walnut Kernels (Class II)

 

Walnut Mix
We offer to our customers the variety of Walnut Halves and Quarters blends (mixes). Mainly our customers request for 30% Halves and 50% Halves blends. But we always can do any blends as per your request.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walnuts Inshell 

We offer to our customers high quality Inshell Walnuts according to UNECE Standard for Inshell Walnuts (DF-01). Inshell Walnut Sizing Chart.    Inshell walnuts are classified in three classes defined below.


Inshell Walnut Sizing Chart.
Size is defined either by an interval determined by the minimum diameter and the maximum diameter (sizing) or by an indication of the minimum diameter followed by "and above" or "and +" (screening).


 

 

Walnut kernels are classified by style as follows:
(i) halves: kernels separated into two more or less equal and intact parts;
(ii) quarters: kernels separated lengthways into four more or less equal pieces;
(iii) large pieces: portions smaller than a "chipped kernel"6 but larger than a "broken piece";
(iv) broken pieces: portions of kernels which can pass through a 8mm sizing screen but not through a 3mm sizing screen;
(v) large pieces and halves: a mixture of kernels corresponding to the styles large pieces (iii) and halves (i) and of which the proportion of halves may be specified in the marking.

Quality and Color Tolerances:
Defects allowed   Tolerances allowed
(per cent by a weight of kernels)
  Extra Class I Class II
(1) Kernels not satisfying the minimum requirements, which include not more than: 4 6 8
- Rotten kernels: 0.5 1 2
-Mouldy kernels: 0.5 1 2
- Shell fragments or foreign matter: 0.1 0.1 0.1
(2) Kernels darker in colour 8 9 10
(3) Scuffing (halves only) 10 10 -

Contact Us

OFFICE IN UKRAINE:

16 Mechnikova st.,
Kiev 01021, Ukraine
Email: info@walnutvalley.com.ua
+380 (67) 125-6969;
+380 (44) 225-6968;
Web-site: WalnutValley
 

OFFICE IN POLNAD:

S.B. TRADE Sp. z o.o.
Ul. Salwatorska 14/310B
30-109 Krakow, Polska
KRS: 0000606956 | NIP: 6772400205 | REGON: 363946351
email: info@sbtrade.eu
tel: +48 12 881-2787  |  +48 519 115 214
Strona WalnutValley

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Walnut halves

 

According to the UNECE Standard DDP-02 walnut halves may include

 

Minimum percentage and tolerances allowed

(per cent by weight of kernels)

Halves

Chipped

kernels

Quarters

Large

pieces 

Broken 

pieces

 Fragments
 85a  15b   5c 1c   1c

 

                       a   Minimum percentage 

                      b   Tolerances allowed 

                      c   Included in 15% tolerance 

 

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Walnut Quaters

According to the UNECE Standard DDP-02 walnut quarters may include

 

Minimum percentage and tolerances allowed 

(per cent by weight of kernels)

Quarters  

Large

pieces 

Broken 

pieces   

Fragments

 85a  15b 5c   1c
 

                            a   Minimum percentage 

                           b   Tolerances allowed 

                           c   Included in 15% tolerance 

 
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Walnut Mix

 

 

Walnut mix is a mixture of halves, quarters, large and small pieces.

Usually we offer 30% and 50% mixes.

Or it can be prepared as per customer's request.

 

 

 

 

 

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Inshell Walnuts

Inshell Quality Minimum Requirements


(i) In all classes, subject to the special provisions for each class and the tolerances allowed, walnut kernels must be:

- sufficiently dry to ensure keeping quality;
- sound; produce affected by rotting or deterioration such as to make it unfit for consumption is excluded;
- firm;
- sufficiently developed; shrivelled kernels are to be excluded;
- clean, practically free from any visible foreign matter and from shell;
- free from insects or mites whatever their stage of development;
- free from damage caused by pests ;
- free of any rancidity or oily appearance;
- free from mould;
- free of abnormal external moisture;
- free of foreign smell and/or taste.
The condition of the walnut kernels must be such as to enable them:
- to withstand transport and handling, and
- to arrive in satisfactory condition at the place of destination.

(ii) Moisture content:

The walnut kernels shall have a moisture content of not greater than 5 (five) per cent.

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Size tolerance chart

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