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Compatibility &  Temperature

Grade Tolerances

Nutrition Information

Okra

Pods of okra should have similar varietal characteristics and be fresh, tender, not badly misshapen, free from decay, and free from damage caused by dirt or other foreign matter, disease, insects, or mechanical or other means.

Tolerances, by weight, are 10 percent for pods in any lot which fail to meet the requirements of this grade, including therein not more than 5 percent for defects causing serious damage, and including in this latter amount not more than 1 percent for pods affected by decay.

 

Sources: The Produce Blue Book

 

Compatibility

Group 5

Sensitive to ethylene and chilling temperatures.

 

Temperature

7 to 10 °C (45 to 50 °F)

90 to 95 percent relative humidity

Good Arrival Guidelines

Good Arrival Guidelines in the United States and Canada permit

15% total average defects

8% serious and

3% decay upon arrival at contract destination after five-days in transit

 

Sources: The Produce Blue Book

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

 

Amount Per Serving

Calories from Fat 1Calories 31

 

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 0.1g  0%

   Saturated Fat 0.026g 0%

   Polyunsaturated Fat 0.027g

   Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 8mg 0%

Potassium 303mg

Total Carbohydrate 7.03g 2%

   Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%

   Sugars 1.2g

Protein 2g

 

Vitamin A 8%  Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 8%  Iron 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18

 

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