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.

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.

Light

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

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.

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