International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables

English, French
ISSN: 
1993-5668 (online)
ISSN: 
1011-0518 (print)
DOI: 
10.1787/19935668
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These publications provide illustrations and commentary that facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force regarding the quality of various fruits and vegetables being traded internationally. They are published under the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by the OECD in 1962.

 
Citrus Fruits

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Author(s):
OECD
18 Oct 2010
Pages:
166
ISBN:
9789264083745 (PDF) ;9789264083738(print)
DOI: 
10.1787/9789264083745-en-fr

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This publication provides comments and illustrations of standards in force regarding the classification, presentation and marking of citrus fruit in international trade under the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It is a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and professional bodies responsible for the application of standards or interested in trade in citrus fruit. The book includes a USB key with the electronic version of the publication.

 

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Table of Contents

 

I. Definition of Produce
II. Provisions concerning quality
-A. Minimum requirements
-B. Maturity requirements
-C. Classification
--(i)"Extra" Class
--(ii) Class I
--(iii) Class II
III. Provisions concerning sizing
-A. Minimum size
B. Uniformity
IV. Provisions concerning tolerances
-A. Quality tolerances
--(i)"Extra" Class
--(ii) Class I
--(iii) Class II
-B. Size tolerances
V. Provisions concerning presentation
-A. Uniformity
-B. Packaging
VI. Provisions concerning marking
-A. Identification
-B. Nature of produce
-C. Origin of produce
-D. Commercial specifications
-E. Official control mark (optional)
Illustrations
Index
Grading Tables

 

 
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