Processed Products Division (PPD) develops and maintains processed fruit and vegetable quality standards, making product grading and quality certification possible, and facilitating commodity trade, both domestically and internationally.
PPD provides a range of on-demand user-fee services to producers and processors, designed to enhance the marketability of their products. These services include grading and auditing services that provide third-party certification of products or processes.
PPD provides effective education, recruitment, and leadership opportunities to ensure that the workforce is highly trained to meet changing needs. Check usajobs.gov for the latest job openings.