SZNS K 044:2010 Fresh broccoli— Specification and grading

E405.21

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1 Scope………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

2 Normative references………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1

3 Definitions………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

4 Provisions concerning quality…………………………………………………………………………………………. 3

5 Provisions concerning sizing…………………………………………………………………………………………… 5

7 Provisions concerning presentation………………………………………………………………………………. 6

8 Marking or labelling………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7

9 Contaminants……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8

10 Provisions concerning presentation……………………………………………………………………………… 8

Annex A…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 27

This standard applies to broccoli of varieties (cultivars) grown from Brassica oleracea L. convar. botrytis (L.) Alef. var. cymosa Duch. to be supplied fresh to the consumer, broccoli for industrial processing being excluded.

Broccoli is cultivated in climatic conditions which vary greatly and therefore exists a broad range of varieties.

Varieties of broccoli show a very extensive range of green colourations. Some varieties on the market even have purple and reddish tints. Figure 1 Varieties with extremely short floral stems and very compact heads are marketed under the name of “crown broccoli”. Figure 2

 

 

 

 

 

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