Green Tomatoes for Processing Grades and Standards

Grades of Green Tomatoes for Processing

  1. U.S. No. 1 shall consist of tomatoes which are green in color, fairly firm, free from decay, stems and worms, and are free from damage caused by growth cracks, worm holes, scars, catfaces, sunburn, sunscald, freezing, disease, or mechanical or other means. (See §51.1933.)

  2. U.S. No. 2 shall consist of tomatoes which do not meet the requirements of the foregoing grade, but are green in color, and are free from worms, and from damage caused by worm holes, and which are free from serious damage by any cause. (See §51.1933.)

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