INSPECCION TECNICA (TECHNICAL INSPECTION)
DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCT
1. Chochinilla of first. 19 to 23% of carmínico acid.
2. Chochinilla of second. 9% of carmínico acid.
3. Chochinilla in dust. 3 - 4% of carmínico acid
it is an insect that stays itself in some cactaceous ones of the Opuntia sort (Ficus Indica and others), plant that spurts of necessary the vegetative substrate for its survival, that by means of a sting horsebreaker-surcador, it absorbs the sap to them in form of floema.
General uses product.
Cochinilla is used traditionally in Peru from the preincaicas civilizations, to dye hairs of alpaca and cotton. Cochinilla fresh happens through a first process of drying. It can be sold in this presentation. The qualities of cochinilla, “premium”, of first and of second settle down from the carmínico acid content.
Specific uses product.
The natural colorante that is extracted of cochinilla, contains two substances: carmine and the acid carmínicoEl acid carminico according to its content: 22,5%, 19,5% and 10% in this presentation demand mainly on the part of the spirit Campari
The Jewel Eximport EIRL.
is a Arequipeña company located in the district of the Jewel, dedicated to the production and commercialization of Cochinilla.Tenemos the best quality of cochinilla of Peru, our cultures have end technology, which allows us to enrich the quality of the Earth and to maximize the amount of harvest by hectare.Our company is leader in the south of Peru, as much in production as in sales, we have the capacity to handle significant volumes weekly, which allows us to spurt abroad of merchandise to companies of transformation (cochinilla to carmine of cochinilla) in Lima and.Our indices of quality fluctuate between 19,5% to 23% of carmínico acid. We have the capacity to give merchandise to order as far as volume and to quality of acid.Our company handles to 50 hectares own and 150 hectares of associated producers, with technified irrigation and permanent treatment to grounds to maintain them highly productive.