International Produce Training

Mangos

Grades

U.S. Fancy.

U.S. No. 1.

U.S. No. 2.

 

Tolerances

10% total, including 5% serious damage, including 2% decay

 

Good Delivery Guidelines:
15% total, including 8% serious damage, including 4% decay

 

Common Defects:

Damage by:

(a) Bruising, when the surface indentation and discoloration of the flesh extends deeper than 1/4 inch and causing discoloration exceeding the area of a circle 3/4 inch in diameter.

(b) Sunken black spots, when the discoloration is affecting an aggregate area more than 15% of the fruit surface.

(c) Internal discoloration, when affecting an aggregate area more than 3/4 inch in diameter.

 

Serious damage,

(a) Bruising, when the surface indentation and discoloration of the flesh extends deeper than 1/2 inch and causing discoloration exceeding the area of a circle 1 inch in diameter.

(b) Sunken black spots, when the discoloration is affecting an aggregate area more than 25% of the fruit surface.

(c) Internal discoloration, when affecting an aggregate area more than 1-1/2 inch in diameter.

 

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