• The purpose of the standard is to define the quality requirements of apricots at the export-control stage after preparation and packaging.
  • However, if applied at stages following export, products may show in relation to the requirements of the standard:
    • a slight lack of freshness and turgidity
    • for products graded in classes other than the “Extra” Class, a slight deterioration due to their development and their tendency to perish.
    • The holder/seller of products may not display such products or offer them for sale, or deliver or market them in any manner other than in conformity with this standard. The holder shall be responsible for observing such conformity.

Minimum requirements

Maturity requirements