Peeled Potatoes Grades and Standards

Grades of Peeled Potatoes

  1. U.S. Grade A is the quality of peeled potatoes that possess similar varietal  characteristics; that possess a normal flavor and odor; that possess a good color; that are practically free from defects; that possess a good texture; that are practically uniform in size; and that for those factors which are scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart the total score is not less than 85 points: Provided, that the peeled potatoes may be reasonably uniform in size, if the total score is not less than 85 points.

  2. U.S. Grade B is the quality of peeled potatoes that may or may not possess similar varietal characteristics; that possess a normal flavor and odor; that possess a reasonably good color; that are reasonably free from defects; that possess a reasonably good texture; that are reasonably uniform in size; and that score not less than 70 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart.

  3. Substandard is the quality of peeled potatoes that fail to meet the requirements of U.S. Grade B.

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