Setton Farms

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Pistachio Specifications

Pistachio Grade 16/18

Size 16/18

Pistachio Grade 18/20

Size 18/20

Pistachio Grade 21/25

Size 21/25

 

Pistachio Grade 16/18

U.S. Fancy

Pistachio Grade 18/20

U.S. Extra

Pistachio Grade 21/25

Artificially Opened

Pistachio Grade 21/25

80% Whole Kernels

Pistachio Grade 21/25

Size 21/25

Pistachio Grade 21/25

Size 21/25

IN-SHELL USDA SPECIFICATIONS U.S. Fancy U.S. Extra No. 1 U.S. Artificially Opened
External (Shell) Defects (Tolerances by Weight) Percent (%) Percent (%) Percent (%)
(a) Non-split and not split on suture 2 3 10
(1) Non-split included in (a) 1 2 4
(b) Adhering hull material 1 1 2
(c) Light Stained 7 12 N/A
(1) Dark stained, included in (c) 2 3 3
(d) Damage by other means 1 1 10
(e) Total External Defects 9 16 N/A
(f) Undersized (Less than 30/64 inch in diameter) 5 5 4
Internal (Kernel) Defects (Tolerances by Weight) Percent (%) Percent (%) Percent (%)
(a) Damage 3 6 6
(b) Serious Damage (Minor Insect or Vertebrate Injury, Mold, Rancid, Decay) 3 4 4
(1) Insect Damage, included in (b) 1 2 2
(c) Total Internal Defects 4 8 8
Other Defects (Tolerances by Weight) Percent (%) Percent (%) Percent (%)
(a) Shell pieces and Blanks 2 2 2
(1) Blanks, included in (a) 1 1 1
(b) Foreign Material (no glass, metal, or live insects shall be permitted) .25 .25 .25
(c) Particles and Dust .25 .25 .25
(d) Loose Kernels 4 5 6
Kernel (Tolerances by Weight) Percent (%) Percent (%) Percent (%)
(a) Damage 2.0 3.5 3.0
(b) Serious Damage (Minor Insect or Vertebrate Injury, Mold, Rancid, Decay) 1.5 2.0 2.5
(1) Insect Damage, Included in (b) .3 .4 .5
(c) Foreign Material .03 .05 .1


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