Carrot, Puff Dried Field-fresh carrots are sorted, washed, peeled, trimmed, blanched, and puff 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 China and Poland. Steam sterilization can be added for microbiological reduction or to introduce a validated kill step. This ingredient category is available as all-natural, as well as non-GMO verified. A roasted version of this product is available, to create a smoked look and flavor. You can also contact us about organic options for this ingredient. Many opportunities are available to create a custom specification to meet your needs.