ADDITIONAL TERMS RELATING TO BRAZIL NUTS IN SHELL AND BRAZIL NUT KERNELS

ADDITIONAL TERMS RELATING TO BRAZIL NUTS IN SHELL AND BRAZIL NUT KERNELS

All the terms and conditions of the Association are applicable to contracts concluded for Brazil nuts, but the following additional clauses also to apply:

 

DEHYDRATED BRAZILNUTS IN SHELL

 a)      Soundness

In the event of the average crack exceeding 10% bad and/or empty, the following allowance shall be made unless the buyer claims rejection; in which case, failing amicable settlement, the matter to be submitted to arbitration. Two per cent (2%) of the invoice value to be allowed for every 1% in excess of 10% bad and/or empty nuts.

b)       Count

          Extra Large              40/45 per lb

          Large                       45/50 per lb

          Medium                   55/65 per lb

 

These are maximum counts but other descriptions or counts should be bought and sold in agreement between buyer and seller.

In the event of a count inferior to that stipulated in the contract, buyers to have the option of claiming minimum allowance of 1% of invoice value for every 2 unit in excess or, failing amicable settlement, the matter to be submitted to arbitration.

c)       Declaration of Shipment

Name of steamer, Bill of Lading number, port of shipment and quantity to be declared prior to arrival of steamer.

d)       Payment

For F.O.B., C&F or C.I.F. contracts - cash against documents on presentation.

Ex-quay sales - cash against delivery order when goods available for delivery and after seller tenders copy of official Crack and Count Certificate and landing sample.

Ex-store sales - cash against delivery order within 14 consecutive days.

 

NATIVE CRACKED BRAZILNUT KERNELS

a)       Quality

To be Fair Average Quality of the season of the description called for. Description and counts are:

          Large                       90/110 per lb

          Medium                 110/130 per lb

          Small                      140/160 per lb

          Midget                    160/180 per lb

          Tiny. . .                    180/220 per lb

          Chipped

          Broken