Shelled Almonds Grades and Standards

Grades of Shelled Almonds

  1. U.S. Fancy consists of shelled almonds of similar varietal characteristics which are whole, clean and well dried, and which are free from decay, rancidity, insect injury, foreign material, doubles, split or broken kernels, particles and dust, and free from injury caused by chipped and cratched kernels, and free from damage caused by mold, gum, shriveling, brown spot or other means. (See §§51.2113 and 51.2114.)