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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
2123
 
Phraseology:

FRUIT OR VEGETABLE PROCESSING — fresh – ready-to-eat

Footnote:

This classification applies to the processing of "ready-to-eat" fruits and vegetables that are packaged and sold for immediate consumption without the need for further peeling, trimming, washing or cooking. Produce is considered "ready-to-eat" when:

  1. The produce is pre-washed to remove soil and other contaminants;
  2. The produce is in a form that can be consumed without further peeling or trimming;
  3. The produce is in a package that serves to protect the food from contamination during transportation and storage; and
  4. The package label declares the produce ready-to-eat with statements such as as "ready-to-eat" or "pre-washed".

This classification does not apply to the preparation or packing of produce that is sold from the open self-service bins or trays at grocery stores.

The packing and handling of fresh citrus fruit shall be classified as 2108, Fruit — citrus fruit packing and handling.

The packing and handling of fresh deciduous fruit shall be classified as 2107, Fruit — fresh fruit packing and handling.

The packing and handling of fresh vegetables and tomatoes shall be classified as 8209, Vegetables.

Growing or harvesting, including field packing of crops, shall be assigned to the applicable Farms Industry Group classification.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$5.89New/Renewal
7/1/2017$6.43New/Renewal
1/1/2017$6.97New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
FRUIT OR VEGETABLE PROCESSING — fresh – ready-to-eat

Footnote:
The produce is in a form that can be consumed without further peeling or trimming;

  • The produce is in a package that serves to protect the food from contamination during transportation and storage; and
  • The package label declares the produce as "ready-to-eat" or "pre-washed".

This classification does not contemplate the preparation or packing of produce that is pre-cut and sold from the open self-service bins or trays at grocery stores.

Growing or harvesting of crops shall be separately classified.

1/1/2015
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