CITRUS PELLETS - Citrus pellets are produced from orange peel, specifically from citrus waste, the residue originating usually from several citrus fruit varieties which includes the peel, pulp and seeds. Pelletizing reduces volume 1.7 fold, so permitting better utilization of transport and storage capacity. Citrus pellets may also be produced from citrus extraction meal, which is obtained during oil extraction from the seeds and is then pelletized. See also Alfalfa Pellets.
Grain size: diameter approx. 6 mm, length approx. 25 mm (maximum grain size)
Oil content: 0.1 - 1.0%
See also IMDG Code & US CFR.
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