Chicory, Endive and Escarole Grades and Standards

  1. U.S. No. 1 consists of plants of endive, escarole or chicory of similar varietal characteristics which are fresh, well trimmed and fairly well blanched, and which are free from decay and free from damage caused by seedstems, broken, bruised, spotted, or discolored leaves, wilting, dirt, disease, insects or other means.

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