Cabbage for Processing

Grades of Cabbage for Processing

  1. U.S. No. 1 consists of heads of cabbage which are firm, and well trimmed; which are free from soft rot, seedstems, and from damage caused by bursting, discoloration, freezing, disease, birds, insects, mechanical or other means. Unless otherwise specified, the weight of each head of cabbage shall be not less than 3 pounds. (See §51.4124.)
  2. U.S. No. 2 consists of heads of cabbage which are not soft; which are fairly well trimmed, free from soft rot, seedstems, and from serious damage caused by bursting, discoloration, freezing, disease, birds, insects, mechanical or other means. Unless otherwise specified, the weight of each head shall be not less than 2 pounds. (See §51.4124.)

Visual Aids

Official Visual Aids are available for Purchase. See How to Purchase Visual Aids for more details. 

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