Developed by FreshSpecs Produce Specifications - Nov 2006
Gives detailed descriptions for quality aspects of pomegranates.
Deep pink to dark red skin; bright red, fleshy seeds.
Smooth, somewhat glossy skin; prominent calyx retained at the fruit blossom end; free from visible contamination.
Thin, leathery skin; membranous white walls containing sacs of pulpy seeds; small, soft seeds surrounded by a layer of sweet, juicy flesh; no off odours or tastes (eg excess tannins).
Approximately round with protuding calyx at base.
In pre-ordered size per requirements; uniform per tray.
Skin should be highly coloured, tough and unbroken, not pale (undermature) or split (overmature); fruit should sound hollow when tapped; minimum TSS >13° Brix
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