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1. (1) The minimum drained weights for processed fruit or vegetable products set out in column 1 of Table 1A or 1B to this section that are in a hermetically sealed package are those set out in columns 2 to 6 of that table, as determined by the volume capacity of the package.

(2) The minimum drained weights for processed fruit or vegetable products set out in column 1 of Table 2 to this section that are in a hermetically sealed package are those set out in columns 2 to 4 of that table, as determined by the volume capacity of the package.

(3) The minimum drained weights for processed fruit or vegetable products set out in column 1 of Table 3 to this section that are in a hermetically sealed package are those set out in columns 2 to 7, as determined by the volume capacity of the package.

Table 1A: Minimum drained weights for fruit in a hermetically sealed package
Item Column 1
Food
Column 2
284 ml (10 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 3
398 ml (14 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 4
540 ml (19 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 5
796 ml (28 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 6
2.84 L (100 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
1 Apples, Syrup Pack 255 (9) 340 (12) 482 (17) 1786 (63)
2. Apricots
(a) Syrup Pack 170 (6) 227(8) 312 (11) 425 (15) 1644 (58)
(b) Heavy Pack or Pie Fruit 283 (10) 397 (14) 567 (20) 2268 (80)
(c) Water Pack 170 (6) 227 (8) 312 (11) 425 (15) 1644 (58)
3. Blueberries
(a) Syrup Pack 170 (6) 213 (7½) 283 (10) 425 (15) 1559 (55)
(b) Heavy Pack or Pie Fruit 255 (9) 340 (12) 482 (17) 1786 (63)
(c) Water Pack 170(6) 213(7½) 283(10) 425(15) 1559(55)
4. Cherries, Red Sour Pitted
(a) Syrup Pack 184(6½) 255(9) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(b) Heavy Pack or Pie Fruit 312(11) 425(15) 567(20) 2041(72)
(c) Water Pack 184(6½) 255(9) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
5. Cherries, Sweet Unpitted
(a) Syrup Pack 170(6) 227(8) 340(12) 453(16) 1701(60)
(b) Water Pack 170(6) 227(8) 340(12) 453(16) 1701(60)
6. Fruit Cocktail
(a) Syrup Pack 184(6½) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(b) Water Pack 184(6½) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
7. Fruits for Salad or Fruit Salad
(a) Syrup Pack 184(6½) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(b) Water Pack 184(6½) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
8. Grapefruit Sections 184(6½) 241(8½) 340(12) 1843(65)
9. Grapefruit and Orange Sections 184(6½) 255(9) 340(12)
10. Peaches
(a) Syrup Pack, Halves or Quarters or Slices 170(6) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(b) Water Pack, Halves or Quarters or Slices 170(6) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(c) Heavy Pack or Pie Fruit 283(10) 425(15) 567(20) 2268(80)
11. Pears
(a) Syrup Pack, Halves or Quarters or Slices 170(6) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(b) Syrup Pack, Whole 454(16) 1701(60)
(c) Water Pack, Halves or Quarters or Slices 170(6) 241(8½) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(d) Water Pack, Whole 454(16) 1701(60)
12. Plums or Prune Plums
(a) Syrup Pack 170(6) 227(8) 312(11) 454(16) 1786(63)
(b) Heavy Pack or Pie Fruit 283(10) 397(14) 567(20) 2410(85)
(c) Water Pack 170(6) 227(8) 312(11) 454(16) 1786(63)
13. Strawberries
(a) Syrup Pack 127(4½) 170(6) 241(8½) 425(15)
(b) Water Pack 127(4½) 170(6) 241(8½) 425(15)
Table 1B: Minimum drained weights for vegetables in a hermetically sealed package
Item Column 1
Food
Column 2
284 ml (10 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 3
398 ml (14 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 4
540 ml (19 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 5
796 ml (28 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 6
2.84 L (100 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
1. Green Beans and Wax Beans
(a) Cut or Short Cut 164(5.8) 221(7.8) 326(11½) 482(17) 1644(58)
(b) French Cut or French Style 156(5½) 213(7½) 312(11) 482(17) 1644(58)
(c) Whole or Whole Vertical Pack 170(6) 213(7½) 298(10½) 454(16) 1588(56)
2. Beans, Lima 198(7) 255(9) 368(13) 482(17) 1928(68)
3. Bean Sprouts 156(5½) 220(7¾) 312(11) 454(16) 1502(53)
4. Beets
(a) Diced 198(7) 255(9) 368(13) 510(18) 1928(68)
(b) Sliced or Cut or Quartered 184(6½) 241(8½) 312(11) 482(17) 1786(63)
(c) Whole 170(6) 213(7½) 283(10) 425(15) 1644(58)
(d) Julienne 170(6) 227(8) 312(11) 454(16) 1701(60)
(e) Crinkle Cut 170(6) 227(8) 312(11) 454(16) 1701(60)
(f) Crinkle Cut Strips 170(6) 213(7½) 283(10) 425(15) 1644(58)
5. Carrots
(a) Diced or Julienne 184(6½) 255(9) 354(12½) 482(17) 1786(63)
(b) Sliced 170(6) 241(8½) 340(12) 454(16) 1701(60)
(c) Whole 227(8) 340(12) 454(16) 1701(60)
6. Corn, Whole or Cut Kernel, in Brine 198(7) 283(10) 368(13) 510(18) 1928(68)
7. Macedoine or Mixed Vegetables 170(6) 255(9) 340(12) 454(16) 1786(63)
8. Mushrooms
(a) Whole or Sliced 156(5½) 227(8) 340(12) 425(15) 1644(58)
(b) Stems and Pieces 156(5½) 213(7½) 326(11½) 411(14½) 1644(58)
9. Peas 184(6½) 269(9½) 354(12½) 482(17) 1786(63)
10. Peas and Carrots or Carrots and Peas 170(6) 255(9) 340(12) 454(16) 1786(63)
11. Potatoes, White
(a) Diced or Julienne 198(7) 255(9) 368(13) 482(17) 1928(68)
(b) Sliced 184(6½) 241(8½) 340(12) 454(16) 1701(60)
(c) Whole 170(6) 227(8) 340(12) 454(16) 1701(60)
12. Sauerkraut 213(7½) 283(10) 397(14) 567(20) 1984(70)
13. Tomatoes
(a) Canada Fancy 65% drained solids 276(9¾) 368(13) 524(18½) 1928(68)
(b) Canada Choice 60% drained solids 255(9) 340(12) 482(17) 1786(63)
(c) Canada Standard 50% drained solids 213(7½) 283(10) 411(14½) 1488(52½)
14. Vegetables for Chop Suey 170(6) 255(9) 340(12) 454(16) 1786(63)
Table 2: Minimum drained weights for asparagus in a hermetically sealed package
Item Column 1
Food
Column 2
341 ml (12 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 3
540 ml (19 fluid ounces) Package
Drained Weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 4
2.84 L (100 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
1. Asparagus
(a) Tips or Spears 198(7) 340(12) 1786(63)
(b) Cuts or Cuttings 184(6½) 326(11½) 1701(60)
Table 3: Minimum drained weights for sweet potatoes in a hermetically sealed package
Item Column 1
Food
Column 2
227 ml (8 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 3
540 ml (19 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 4
597 ml (21 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 5
796 ml (28 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 6
1.36 L (48 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
Column 7
2.84 L (100 fluid ounces) Package
Drained weight
Grams (ounces)
1. Potatoes, Sweet
(a) Cut, in liquid packing media 156(5½) 368(13) 539(19) 907(32) 1984(70)
(b) Whole, in liquid packing media 411(14½)

2. (1) The average drained weights and minimum drained weights for processed fruit or vegetable products set out in column 1 of Table 1 to this section that are in a hermetically sealed package are those set out in columns 2 to 7 of that table, as determined by the volume capacity of the package.

(2) The average drained weights and minimum drained weights for processed fruit or vegetable products set out in column 1 of Table 2 to this section that are in a hermetically sealed package are those set out in columns 2 to 6 of that table, as determined by the volume capacity of the package.

Table 1 Average drained weights and minimum drained weights for pineapple in a hermetically sealed package
Column 1
Food
Column 2
227 ml (8 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 3
284 ml (10 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 4
398 ml (14 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 5
540 ml (19 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 6
796 ml (28 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 7
2.84 L (100 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
W.W. Table Note 1 A.D.W. Table Note 2 L.L. Table Note 3 W.W. Table Note 1 A.D.W. Table Note 2 L.L. Table Note 3 W.W. Table Note 1 A.D.W. Table Note 2 L.L. Table Note 3 W.W. Table Note 1 A.D.W. Table Note 2 L.L. Table Note 3 W.W. Table Note 1 A.D.W. Table Note 2 L.L. Table Note 3 W.W. Table Note 1 A.D.W. Table Note 2 L.L. Table Note 3
Pineapple
(a) Syrup Pack, Sweetened Juice Pack
(i) All styles other than Crushed 241
(8.49)
139
(4.92)
133
(4.7)
272
(9.59)
158
(5.56)
151
(5.31)
443
(15.64)
266
(9.38)
256
(9.02)
581
(20.5)
366
(12.91)
337
(11.9)
836
(29.5)
502
(17.7)
486
(17.14)
3103
(109.45)
1862
(65.67)
1814
(63.98)
(ii) Crushed 241
(8.49)
153
(5.4)
145(5.13) 272
(9.59)
171
(6.04)
443
(15.64)
279
(9.85)
581
(20.5)
349
(12.3)
836
(29.5)
527
(18.59)
3103
(109.45)
1955
(68.96)
(b) Water Pack
(i) All styles other than Crushed 241
(8.49)
132
(4.67)
126
(4.44)
272
(9.59)
150
(5.28)
142
(5)
443
(15.64)
253
(8.91)
242
(8.54)
581
(20.5)
331
(11.68)
320
(11.28)
836
(29.5)
476
(16.81)
461
(16.25)
3103
(109.45)
1769
(62.39)
1721
(60.7)
(ii) Crushed 241
(8.49)
132
(4.67)
126
(4.44)
272
(9.59)
154
(5.44)
443
(15.64)
251
(8.87)
581
(20.5)
329
(11.62)
836
(29.5)
474
(16.73)
3103
(109.45)
1759
(62.06)
(c) Juice Pack
(i) Crushed 241
(8.49)
153
(5.4)
145
(5.13)
272
(9.59)
163
(5.75)
443
(15.64)
266
(9.39)
581
(20.5)
349
(12.3)
502
(17.7)
3103
(109.45)
1862
(65.68)
(ii) Crushed, Heavy Pack 272
(9.59)
198
(7)
443
(15.64)
324
(11.42)
581
(20.5)
424
(14.97)
836
(29.5)
611
(21.54)
3103
(109.45)
2265
(79.9)
(iii) Crushed, Solid Pack 272
(9.59)
212
(7.48)
443
(15.64)
346
(12.2)
581
(20.5)
453
(15.99)
836
(29.5)
652
(23.01)
3103
(109.45)
2420
(85.37)

Table Notes

Table note 1

W.W. is the weight of distilled water at 20°C that the sealed container will hold when completely filled

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Table note 2

A.D.W. is the average drained weight of all sample units in the sample

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Table note 3

L.L. is the lower limit drained weight for individual containers

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Table 2 Average drained weights and minimum drained weights for spinach in a hermetically sealed package
Column 1
Food
Column 2
284 ml (10 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 3
398 ml (14 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 4
540 ml (19 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 5
796 ml (28 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
Column 6
2.84 L (100 fluid ounces) Package
Grams (ounces)
A.D.W. Table Note 4 L.L. Table Note 5 A.D.W. Table Note 4 L.L. Table Note 5 A.D.W. Table Note 4 L.L. Table Note 5 A.D.W. Table Note 4 L.L. Table Note 5 A.D.W. Table Note 4 L.L. Table Note 5
Spinach 193(6.8) 179(6.3) 258(9.1) 244(8.6) 357(12.6) 337(11.9) 527(18.6) 499(17.6) 1656(58.4) 1551(54.7)

Table Notes

Table note 4

A.D.W. is the average drained weight of all sample units in the sample

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Table note 5

L.L. is the lower limit drained weight for individual containers

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