International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables

English, French
ISSN: 
1993-5668 (online)
ISSN: 
1011-0518 (print)
http://dx.doi.org/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.

 
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Author(s):
OECD
12 Aug 2009
Pages:
108
ISBN:
9789264068322 (PDF) ;9789264068131(print)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264068322-en-fr

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This publication provides comments and illustrations of standards in force regarding the classification, presentation and marking of pears 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 pears.

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Table of Contents

I. Definition of Produce
II. Provisions Concerning Quality
-A. Minimum requirements
III. Provisions Concerning Sizing
IV. Provisions Concerning Tolerances
-A. Quality tolerances
-B. Size tolerances
-C. Tolerances of other varieties
V. Provisions Concerning Presentation
-A. Uniformity
-B. Packaging
-C. Presentation
VI. Provisions Concerning Marking
-A. Identification
-B. Nature of produce
-C. Origin of produce
-D. Commercial specifications
-E. Offical control mark (optional)
Annex: Photos

 
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