Frozen Okra Grades and Standards

Grades of Frozen Okra

  1. U.S. Grade A is the quality of frozen okra that:
a. Meets the following prerequisites in which the okra:
i. Have similar varietal characteristics;
ii. Have a good flavor and odor;
iii. Have a good appearance; and
iv. Is free of sand, grit, or silt.
b. Is within the limits for defects as specified in ' 52.1516, as applicable for the style.
  1. U.S. Grade B is the quality of frozen okra that:
a. Meets the following prerequisites in which the okra:
i. Have similar varietal characteristics;
ii. Have a reasonably good flavor and odor;
iii. Have a reasonably good appearance; and
iv. May have a trace amount of sand, grit, or silt.
b. Is within the limits for defects as specified in ' 52.1516, as applicable for the style.
  1. Substandard (Sstd) is the quality of frozen okra that fails the requirements of U.S. Grade B.

Photo Guide

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