Canned Kadota Figs Grades and Standards

Grades of Canned Kadota Figs 

  1. U.S. Grades A (or U.S. Fancy) is the quality of canned Kadota figs of Style I, Whole, that possess similar varietal characteristics, that possess a normal flavor and odor, that possess a good color; that are practically uniform in size for Style I, Whole, figs; that are practically free from defects, that possess a good character, and that for those factors which are scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart the total score is not less than 90 points: Provided, that Style I, Whole figs may be reasonably uniform or fairly uniform in size; and may possess a reasonably good character,if the total score is not less than 90 points.

  2. U.S. Grade B (or U.S. Choice) is the quality of canned Kadota figs of Style I, Whole, that possess similar varietal characteristics, that possess a normal flavor and odor, that possess a reasonably good color; that are reasonably uniform in size for Style I, Whole, figs; that are reasonably free from defects, that possess a reasonably good character, and that for those factors which are scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart the total score is not less than 80 points: Provided, that Style I, Whole figs may be fairly uniform in size if the total score is not less than 80 points.

  3. U.S. Grade C or U.S. Standard is the quality of canned Kadota figs of any style that possess similar varietal characteristics, that possess a normal flavor and odor, that possess a fairly good color; that are fairly uniform in size for Style I, Whole, figs; that are fairly free from defects, that possess a fairly good character, and that for those factors which are scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart the total score is not less than 70 points: Provided, that Style I, Whole figs may be fairly uniform in size if the total score is not less than 70 points.

  4. Substandard is the quality of canned Kadota figs that fail to meet the requirements of U. S. Grade C or U. S. Standard.

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