The processing of "ready-to-eat" fruits and vegetables that are packaged as "ready-to-eat" or "pre-washed" and sold for immediate consumption without need for further peeling, trimming, washing or cooking shall be classified as 2123, Fruit or Vegetable Processing — fresh — ready-to-eat.
Precooling or cold storage of produce that is exclusively field packed or received prepacked from separate concerns shall be classified as 8291(1), Warehouses — cold storage.
The packing and handling of dried fruit shall be separately classified as 2109, Fruit — dried fruit packing and handling.
The packing and handling of fresh citrus fruit shall be separately classified as 2108, Fruit — citrus fruit packing and handling.
The packing and handling of fresh vegetables and tomatoes shall be separately classified as 8209, Vegetables.
Growing or harvesting, including field packing of crops, shall be assigned to the applicable Farms Industry Group classification.
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Growing or harvesting of crops shall be separately classified.
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