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U.S. Grade Standards, Grade Manuals, and Other Resources  
The U.S. Grade Standards and Grade Manuals, listed below, are in the Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF). Click on the document name or date to view and print the PDF files.

 
Other resources, if available, are provided on a separate PDF page. Click on the “Yes” link to view this information.

 

 

Canned Fruit  
U.S. Grade Standard, Effective Date
Grade Manual Effective Date
Other Resources
Apples, 10/17/53
Apple Butter, 08/05/57
Apple Juice, 03/11/82
Applesauce, 03/11/82
No
Blueberries, 05/12/76
No
Cherries, Sweet, 05/12/76
No
Cranberry Sauce, 03/19/51
No
Figs, Kadota, 05/12/76
No
No
Fruit Jelly, 09/03/79
Grapefruit, 10/25/73
09/98*
09/98*
09/98*
09/98*
Grape Juice, 05/14/51
No
Grapes, 05/12/76
No
Lemon Juice, 12/08/62
09/98*
09/98*
09/98*
No
Pears, 11/29/04
No
Pineapple, 03/01/90
No
Plums, 01/10/77
No
Raspberries, 05/12/76
No
Tangerine Juice, 07/01/69
09/98*
09/98*

 

Notes  

 
*Contained within the Citrus Handbook – Available from Processed Products Branch, Winter Haven, FL (863) 294-7416.
**See Other Resources for grade manual page revisions.

 

 
  Last Modified Date: 09/24/2012