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    Delivered frozen for your convenience - Nutritious and delicious!
100% Australian products & sourced from the Townsville and surrounding regions.

Simsha Quality Products

Additive and preservatives Free

Bananas

Chunks Whole
Our locally grown bananas are picked fresh from quality plantations and can be delivered to your door.

Bulk Fresh Bananas

Green Ripe
Our locally grown bananas are picked fresh from quality plantations and can be delivered to your door fresh (ripe or green).

Mangoes

Cubed Puree Cheek
Our mango products are 100% natural without any additives or preservatives and ready add to your favourite recipe.

Avocados

Halved Frozen

You won’t find avocados fresher and of higher quality than those we stock at Simsha.

Pineapples

Diced Sealed
We proudly source only the freshest pineapples, frozen with the nutrients and flavour locked in.

Dragon Fruit

Diced Sealed
We are also able to source and process other tropical fruits including Watermelon, Passion Fruit, Paw Paw etc.

Simsha is a tropical fruit processor and are based in Townsville, North Queensland. Predominantly we produce frozen banana, pineapple, mango and avocado. We also supply fresh green and ripe banana.

About Simsha


We source the best quality produce from a vast network of farmers across North Queensland, from Ayr up towards Cairns – and the extremely fertile area in between. We meet with our farmer network on a regular basis, dealing direct with the grower to make sure we deliver the quality product that our customer base expects and deserves.

Our flagship products include our fully matured banana and pineapple range, which we have procured from the best, multi-generational plantations, all HACCP accredited and all using sustainable practices that we can also be proud of. The region is renowned for its very rich, red volcanic soil, favourable temperature and good rainfall – the perfect mix for superior quality tropical fruit farming.

With our region supplying 95% of Australia’s total banana supply – you can’t go wrong!

Get in touch with Simsha today – our factory outlet and grower network can deliver your quality tropical fruit supply that will ensure your business sees profits and nurtures your customer base.


Nutritional Information

Produce Specifications


  • Frozen Banana Specification

    (Chunk/Whole)

    1. Ingredients

    Frozen banana is produced in either 2.5kg or 5 kg bags diced or whole. There is only 100% banana in the bag without any preservatives or chemicals.

    2. Process

    Fully mature banana is sourced from HACCP accredited farms in Tropical Queensland. It is then washed and transferred to plastic crates for uniform ripening of banana. Ease of peeling and sugar level are the two factors considered at what stage the banana needs to be peeled. It is then vacuum packed in food grade polythene bag and frozen to -25°C.

    3. Tests *

    Physical

    • Feel: Soft but firm, breaks off the stem easily without much effort
    • Smell: Sweet, pleasant, appealing
    • Taste: Nice and sweet

    Analytical

    • pH –
    • Preservative – None

    Microbiology

    • Total Plate Count -
    • Osmophilic yeasts and moulds - 

    4. Life Expectancy and Storage

    The frozen banana has a life of two years from the date of packaging if stored at or below -18°C.

    5. Packaging

    Once banana is peeled (and diced), it is vacuum packed in 70 µ thick transparent food grade bag to lock the freshness and taste. It is then frozen to -25°C to stop the oxidisation process and hence the natural creamy colour is preserved. No preservative, acidic gas or liquid is used to stop browning. There is only 100 % fully ripe Cavendish banana inside the vacuum packed bag.

    6. Country of Origin

    Banana is sourced from tropical region of North Queensland, Australia. The region is renowned for its very rich, red volcanic soil, favourable temperature and good rainfall – ideal for superior quality of banana farming. The region produces about 95% of the total Australian supply.

    * General properties of Cavendish banana
    * Chemical and biological tests – not performed yet

  • Frozen Pineapple Specification

    (Smooth Cayenne/MD2/73-50)

    1. Introduction

    Fresh and mature pineapple is sourced from North Queensland farms. Tropical Queensland has the perfect climate and soil conditions for pineapple farming. Only matured (coloured) pineapple is selected for the processing. Pineapple stops ripening (and so does the sweetness) after harvesting but the colour may continue to change. Due to the time taken to travel long distance, pineapple is harvested before it’s optimum sweetness.

    The predominant fresh market pineapple variety is Smooth Cayenne mainly because it is in abundant supply. The flesh is firm, close-textured, juicy and with a pale-yellow to yellow colour at maturity with average acid range between 0.5 and 1.0% and total soluble solids (TSS) between 12° and 16° Brix.

    MD2 (also known as Mareeba Gold) and 73-50 are less juicy and have high brix value of 17°-18° and low acidity of 0.4 – 0.45%. We mainly process either MD2 or 73-50 due to its high demand in the market.

    MD2 and 73-50 both have a higher TSS to acid ratio of around 40 compared to 20 of Smooth Cayenne. Frozen pineapple wedge is produced without any additives/preservatives or chemicals.

    2. Process

    Fully mature pineapple is sourced from HACCP accredited farms in Tropical Queensland. It is then washed to ensure its cleanliness. It is then peeled and cored. Wedges of required size are cut from the cored pineapple and individually frozen at -20°C. Frozen wedge is then packed in to required bag/box sizes.

    3. Tests

    Physical

    • Colour: Pale yellow to golden yellow
    • Smell: Sweet, pleasant, appealing
    • Taste: Nice and sweet

    Analytical

    • TSS (oBrix) –> 12-18
    • Acidity (% as Citric Acid) –> 0.4-1
    • Brix Acid ratio –> 20-40
    • pH –> Less than 4
    • Additives/preservative - None

    Microbiology

    • Total Plate Count -
    • Osmophilic yeasts and moulds –

    4. Life Expectancy and Storage

    The frozen pineapple has a life of two years from the date of packaging if stored at or below -18°C.

    5. Country of Origin

    Pineapple is sourced from tropical region of North Queensland, Australia. The region is renowned for its very rich, red volcanic soil, favourable temperature and good rainfall – ideal for superior quality of pineapple farming.

  • Frozen Mango Specification

    (Cheek/Diced)

    1. Ingredient/Source

    Kensington Pride (KP), also known as Bowen mango, is sourced from mango farms of North Queensland where the soil and climatological conditions are perfect for mango farming. Only fully mature mangos are selected for processing. The mangos are free from mould, rot or any foreign material.

    2. Process

    At perfect ripeness level mango is peeled and the cheek is taken out. No machine is used to peel mango thus avoids any leftover peel. Cheeks are taken out and frozen. Frozen cheeks/diced mango is then packed in food grade plastic bags of 5 kg and 2 bags (10kg) in a cardboard box.

    3. Physical Characteristics

    • Colour: Yellow to orange
    • Flavour: Sweet and Tangy
    • Texture: Rich juicy flesh

    4. Life Expectation and Storage

    The Product shall have a life of 18 months from the date of manufacture when it is stored at or below -18°C.

    4. Country of Origin

    Australia

  • Avocados

    Halved & Vacuum Sealed
  • Avocados

    Halved & Vacuum Sealed
  • Bananas

    Ripe & Sold in Bulk
  • Bananas

    Green & Sold in Bulk
  • Bananas

    Chunks, Vacuum Sealed & Frozen
  • Bananas

    Chunks, Vacuum Sealed & Frozen
  • Mangos

    Pulp Cubes
  • Mangoes

    Pulp Cubes
  • Pineapple

    Diced & Sealed
  • Pineapple

    Diced
  • Dragon Fruit

  • Mango

    Cheeks
  • Mango

    Puree
  • Bananas

    Whole, Vacum Sealed & Snap Frozen

Contact Details

  • Location:
    Unit 2, 337 - 347 Woolcock Street
    Garbutt QLD, 4814
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    Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday: Closed

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