Frozen French Fried Potatoes Grades and Standards

  1. U.S. Grade A (or U.S. Fancy) is the quality of frozen french fried potatoes, except strip style, short length, that:
a. have a good flavor;
b. have a good color;
c. are practically uniform in size and symmetry;
d. are practically free from defects;
e. possess a good texture; and
f. score not less than 90 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outline in this subpart.
  1. U.S. grade A (or U.S. Fancy) Short is the quality of frozen french fried potatoes of strip style, short length that:
a. have a good flavor;
b. have a good color;
c. are practically uniform in size and symmetry;
d. are practically free from defects;
e. possess a good texture; and
f. score not less than 90 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outline in this subpart..
  1. U.S. Grade B (or U.S. Extra Standard) is the quality of frozen french fried potatoes that:
a. have a reasonably good flavor;
b. have a reasonably good color;
c. are reasonably uniform in size and symmetry;
d. are reasonably free from defects;
e. possess a reasonably good texture; and
f. score not less than 80 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outline in this subpart.
  1. Substandard is the grade of frozen french fried potatoes that fail to meet the requirements of U.S. Grade B.

Color Standards

Color Standards for Frozen French Fried Potatoes.

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