SIZE CLASSIFICATION FOR IN-SHELL PECANS
51.1402 Size Classification.
Size of pecans may be specified in connection with the grade in accordance with one of the following classifications. To meet the requirements for any of these classifications, the lot must conform to both the specified number of nuts per pound and the weight of the 10 smallest nuts per 100 nut sample.
|Size Classification||Number of Nuts Per||Minimum Weight of the 10 smallest nuts in a 100-nut sample|
|Oversize||55 or <||121 or <||In each classification, the 10 smallest nuts per 100 must weigh at least 7% of the total weight of a 100-nut sample|
|Extra Large||56 - 63||122 - 139|
|Large||64 - 77||140 - 170|
|Medium||78 - 95||171 - 211|
|Small||96 or >||212 or >|