Concentrated Lemon Juice for Manufacturing Grades and Standards

Grades of Concentrated Lemon Juice for Manufacturing

(a) U.S. Grade A for Manufacturing (or U.S. Fancy for Manufacturing is the quality of concentrated lemon juice which shows no material gelation and reconstitutes properly, of which the reconstituted juice possesses a reasonably good color and is practically free from defects; when prepared for flavor evaluation, possesses a reasonably good flavor; and scores not less than 85 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart.

(b) U.S. Grade C for Manufacturing (or U.S. Standard for Manufacturing is the quality of concentrated lemon juice which shows no serious gelation and reconstitutes properly, of which the reconstituted juice possesses a fairly good color and is fairly free from defects; when prepared for flavor evaluation, possesses a fairly good flavor; and scores not less than 70 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart.

(c) Substandard for Manufacturing is the quality of concentrated lemon juice that fails to meet the requirements of U. S. Grade C for Manufacturing.

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