Canadian Grade Compendium
Volume 3 - Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products

Part 3 Size Grading for Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products

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89. For the vegetables that are set out in Column 1 of an item of the Table of Size Designations of Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products to this section, which have a size designation as set out in Columns 2 or 3, the sizes corresponding to those size designations are set out in Column 4 of the item.

Table of Size Designations of Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products
Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
Processed fruit or vegetable product Size Designation Optional Size Designation Size
1 Beans (Green or Wax) in a hermetically sealed package – Rounded (Diameter)Footnote 1 Size 1 SmallFootnote 2 Less than 5.8 mm
Size 2 5.8 mm but less than 7.3 mm
Size 3 MediumFootnote 3 7.3 mm but less than 8.3 mm
Size 4 8.3 mm but less than 9.5 mm
Size 5 Large 9.5 mm but less than 10.7 mm
Size 6 Extra Large 10.7 mm or more
2 Beans (Green or Wax) in a hermetically sealed package – Flat (Thickness)Footnote 4 Size 2 Small 5.8 mm but less than 7.3 mm
Size 3 Medium 7.3 mm but less than 8.3 mm
Size 4 LargeFootnote 5 8.3 mm but less than 9.5 mm
Size 5 9.5 mm but less than 10.7 mm
Size 6 Extra Large 10.7 mm or more
3 Peas in a hermetically sealed package (Diameter) Size 1 SmallFootnote 6 Less than 7.1 mm
Size 2 7.1 mm but less than 7.9 mm
Size 3 MediumFootnote 7 7.9 mm but less than 8.7 mm
Size 4 8.7 mm but less than 9.5 mm
Size 5 Large 9.5 mm but less than 10.3 mm
4 Lima Beans in a hermetically sealed package (Width)Footnote 8 Tiny Midget 11.9 mm or less
Small Over 11.9 mm to 13.5 mm
Medium Over 13.5 mm to 15.1 mm
Large Over 15.1 mm
5 Asparagus (Tips or Spears) in a hermetically sealed package (Diameter)Footnote 9 Small 9.5 mm but less than 12.7 mm
Medium 12.7 mm but less than 15.9 mm
Large 15.9 mm or more
6 Whole White Potatoes in a hermetically sealed package (Diameter) Tiny Midget 25 mm or less
Small Over 25 mm but not over 44.5 mm
Medium Over 44.5mm but not over 51 mm
Large Over 51 mm
7 Frozen Carrots (Cut carrots-baby whole style, Cut carrots-whole style, Whole baby carrots, Whole carrots) – cylindrical or conical (Diameter)Footnote 10 Very SmallFootnote 11 Less than 10 mm
SmallFootnote 11 PetiteFootnote 11 mm to 14 mm
RegularFootnote 11 Over 14 mm to 22 mm
Medium Over 22 mm to 27 mm
Large Over 27 mm to 35 mm
Extra Large Over 35 mm
8 Frozen Carrots (Cut carrots-baby whole style, Cut carrots-whole style, Whole baby carrots, Whole carrots) – spherical (Diameter)Footnote 12 Very SmallFootnote 11 Less than 10 mm
SmallFootnote 11 PetiteFootnote 11 mm to 18 mm
RegularFootnote 11 Over 18 mm to 22 mm
Medium Over 22 mm to 27 mm
Large Over 27 mm to 35 mm
Extra Large Over 35 mm
9 Frozen Brussels Sprouts (Diameter)Footnote 13 Small Baby 22.2 mm or less
Medium Over 22.2 mm but not over 31.8 mm
Large Over 31.8 mm
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