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Product Specifications & Requirements

USDA Foods meet high standards for quality and wholesomeness and must be produced and processed according to detailed USDA specifications.  

Specifications by Product:

Fruits

Canned Fruit

Frozen Fruit

Fresh Citrus Fruit

Fresh Fruit

Dried Fruit

Vegetables

Canned Vegetables
 

Frozen Vegetables

 
Fresh Vegetables

Dehydrated Potato Products

Frozen Potato Products

Miscellaneous Fruit and Vegetables Products
Bulk Products for Further Processing (Miscellaneous Products)

Juices

Frozen Fruit Juices
 

Bottled Fruit Juices

Concentrated Fruit Juice for Manufacturing

Nuts, Beans, Peas & Lentils

Canned Dried Beans
 

Dry Edible Beans, Peas, and Lentils

In Shell and Shelled Nuts

Beef

Technical Requirements (Specifications) for these commodity products are incorporated into the following Supplements to the AMS Master Solicitation. More information about technical requirements can be found here.

Miscellaneous Beef Products (Frozen Beef Roasts, Diced Beef)

Frozen Ground Beef Products

Fresh Boneless Beef Products

Beef Special Trim

Frozen Cooked Beef and Pork Products

Pork

Technical Requirements (Specifications) for these commodity products are incorporated into the following Supplements to the AMS Master Solicitation.  More information about technical requirements can be found here.
 
Frozen Pork Chops and Loin Roasts
 
Frozen Pork Picnics and Leg Roast

Ham, Boneless, Fully-Cooked, Water-Added

 
Frozen Cooked Beef and Pork Products

Fish

Technical Requirements (Specifications) for these commodity products are incorporated into the following Supplements to the AMS Master Solicitation. More information about technical requirements can be found here.
 
Salmon Products 

Tuna Products (Canned)
 
Frozen Catfish
 
Frozen, Alaska Pollock 
 

Other Red Meat Products

Other Red Meat Products

Technical Requirements (Specifications) for these commodity products are incorporated into the following Supplements to the AMS Master Solicitation.  More information about technical requirements can be found here.

Canned Meat and Canned Stew Products

Frozen Bison and Buffalo Products

Frozen Lamb Products

Chicken

Consumer Pack Chicken
 
Fresh Bulk Chicken and Parts
 
Frozen Chicken Parts
 
Cooked Chicken Products
 
Shelf Stable Chicken

Turkey

Fresh Bulk Turkey and Parts
 
Cooked Turkey Products

Eggs

Fresh Shell Eggs

Egg Products

 

Grain and Oilseed Products

Dairy

Dairy Products Purchase Specs:

Additional Resources