Batatas Inspection Instructions

There are no U.S. grade standards for Batatas. These instructions have been developed by the Fresh Products Branch to assist officially licensed inspectors in making inspections, writing certificates and to assist in the proper identification of specialty type fruits and vegetables.

Batatas (Sweet Potato, Boniatos, Batas) From Latin American areas, this product is better known as "batatas," taken from the botanical name Ipomoea batatas. It is widely cultivated throughout the tropical areas and closely resembles the domestic sweet potato.

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