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Shelled Walnut Colors

California walnuts may be color sorted to meet specific product needs. The walnut spectrum chart (for comparison only) illustrates the wide range of color classifications available.

A Extra light:

No more than 15% shall be darker than extra light of which only 2% (included in the 15%) may be darker than light.

B Light:

No more than 15% shall be darker than light of which only 2% (included in the 15%) may be darker than light amber.

C Light amber:

No more than 15% shall be darker than light amber of which only 2% (included in the 15%) may be darker than amber.

D Amber:

No more than 10% shall be darker than amber.

The official color chart is available from:

Dried Fruit Association of California (DFA)
710 Striker Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95834-1112
Tel: 916-561-5900 Fax: 916-561-5906
www.dfaofca.com