Codex Standard for Avocado

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This Standard applies to commercial varieties (cultivars) of avocados grown from Persea americana Mill. (Syn. Persea gratissima Gaertn), of the Lauraceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer, after preparation and packaging. Parthenocarpic fruit and avocados for industrial processing are excluded.
Contents

  • Provisions concerning quality
    • Minimum requirements
    • Classification
  • Provisions concerning sizing
  • Provisions concerning tolerances
    • Quality tolerances
    • Size tolerances
  • Provisions concerning presentation
    • Uniformity
    • Packaging
  • Marking or labeling
    • Consumer packages
    • Non-retail containers
  • Contaminants
  • Hygiene
Authors: 
Codex Alimentarius
Publisher: 
Codex Alimentarius
Year: 
2,013