Visual Reference Library - Lentils
LEN-PARDINA FAIR COLOR (NON-UNIFORM)
Portion Analyzed: 125 Grams (large seeded lentils) 60 grams (small seeded lentils)
Lentils, after the removal of dockage, defective lentils and foreign material that are reasonably uniform in appearance and have an overall color equal to or better than depicted (but less than good) are considered Fair Color. Lentils whose appearance does not meet this minimum color requirement are considered to be of "poor" color. Record this information on the work record and in the "Remarks" section of the certificate. Lentils that are "fair" in color shall grade no higher than U.S. No.2. Lentils that are "poor" in color shall grade no higher than U.S. No. 3.
Last updated January 2011