Field fresh butternut squash is sorted, washed, trimmed, blanched, and air-dried. Then, various cleaning, sorting, and food safety steps are conducted, prior to cutting or milling into the desired cut size. Silva’s production facility is an FSSC22000 certified operation. The fresh raw material is grown mainly throughout Chile, China, and Hungary.
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Treatment and Ingredient Options
All-natural heat treatment can be added through infrared treatment and steam sterilization for microbiological reduction or to introduce a validated kill step. This ingredient category is available as all-natural, as well as non-GMO verified. You can also contact us about organic options for this ingredient. Many opportunities are available to create a custom specification to meet your needs.
Brussel Sprout Applications
Silva’s dried butternut squash is used in a wide variety of applications including seasoning blends, salad dressings and salad products, sauces, soups and stews, pasta products, rice products, chips and snacks, cheese and dairy products, ready meals, and pet food products.
Additional Product Details
Ready to Cook
(Ready to Eat Options available)
Steam Sterilization, Infrared Treatment, or Irradiation (Off-Site)
Raw Material Origins
Chile, China, Hungary
Finished Manufacturing Site
Standard pack is poly bag within a corrugated box. Other options include paper bags, super sacks, and corrugated totes.
For optimal freshness, use within 18 months of manufacturing date. Ideally stored in original sealed packaging and not in direct heat, light, or humidity.
All-Natural, Organic Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified, Roasted, Certified Kosher
All Silva International ingredients are produced in accordance to Good Manufacturing Practice under 21 CFR 117 and are FSMA compliant. Pesticide residue limits are in accordance with U.S. EPA limitations.