Michigan State University Extension
USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000141
Revised - 05/19/03

How to Buy Fresh Fruit

Smith, Malcom E., Marketing Specialist
Fruit and Vegetable Division
Consumer and Marketing Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 141, USDA, 1967.
24 pages
Issued October 1967 (Fil. 1)

Spanish edition
Home and Garden Bulletin 141-S, USDA, 1971
Issued November 1971 (Fil. 2)

Food Safety and Quality Service
Slightly revised August 1977 (Fil. 3)

Spanish edition
Slightly revised February 1979 (Fil. 4)

Superseded by Home and Garden Bulletin, 260, How to Buy
Fresh Fruit.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

Selection criteria are described for most common types of
fruit. Grades, descriptions of ripe fruit and other
information is provided.

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