International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables

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.

 
Watermelons

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
29 Jan 2013
Pages :
76
ISBN :
9789264178960 (PDF) ; 9789264178892 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/9789264178960-en-fr

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This book is published within the framework of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables established by OECD in 1962. It provides explanatory notes and illustrations to facilitate the uniform interpretation of the current watermelons standard. This new brochure illustrates the standard text and demonstrates the quality parameters on high quality photographs. Thus it is a valuable tool for the inspection authorities, professional bodies and traders interested in international trade in watermelons. The brochure also includes a USB key containing the hyperlinked electronic version of the publication, as well as all illustrative materials in high definition photographs.

Table of Contents

I. DEFINITION OF PRODUCE
II. PROVISIONS CONCERNING QUALITY

A. Minimum requirements
B. Maturity requirement
C. Classification
(i) Class I
(ii) Class II
III. PROVISIONS CONCERNING SIZING
IV. PROVISIONS CONCERNING TOLERANCES

A. Quality tolerances
(i) Class I
(ii) 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 the produce
D. Commercial specifications
E. Official control mark (optional)
ILLUSTRATIONS
INDEX
GRADING TABLES