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1 Dutch Bright green tops. Brightly coloured, thin and relatively smooth skin with 20 % secondary roots; tops intact with fresh green leaves. No excess foreign matter (slightly soiled eyes allowable); no abnormal external moisture, no flaking or peeling. Tops fastened with suitable ties and identifying tag. Secondary roots covering no more than 15% of the surface. Root at the end of each carrot to be trimmed with a maximum length of root to be 100mm. Firm root that snaps easily when bent; crisp and juicy flesh, not dry and woody; slightly sweet flavour; no 'off' odours or tastes. Small, slender carrot variety, straight; conical, with even taper; rounded to slightly rounded shoulders, according to variety. Uniform size within bunch, mm length. Foliage/stem to be mm in length carrots per bunch. With bunches containing broken carrots or broken tips. With superficial (<1mm deep) bruises affecting >1sq cm; no deep bruises. With shaved or chipped areas, eg. on shoulders, affecting >1sq cm. With healed cuts/scratches >20mm long or >1mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). With dark marks (not decaying areas) affecting >0.5 sq cm of surface area. With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) >1 sq cm of surface. With green or purple shoulders affecting > 1 sq cm.. With healed growth cracks >20mm long or >1mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). There must be a tag to clearly identify product. Temperature 2-6 C. the APVMA regulatory system. Contaminants and Heavy Metals to comply to the FSANZ Food Standards Code A 12 A 14 MPC s Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issue Date : 02 November 2015

2 Dutch Bright green tops. Brightly coloured, thin and relatively smooth skin with 20 % secondary roots; tops intact with fresh green leaves. No excess foreign matter (slightly soiled eyes allowable); no abnormal external moisture, no flaking or peeling. Tops fastened with suitable ties and identifying tag. Secondary roots covering no more than 15% of the surface. Root at the end of each carrot to be trimmed with a maximum length of root to be 100mm. Firm root that snaps easily when bent; crisp and juicy flesh, not dry and woody; slightly sweet flavour; no 'off' odours or tastes. Small, slender carrot variety, straight; conical, with even taper; rounded to slightly rounded shoulders, according to variety. Uniform size within bunch, mm length. Foliage/stem to be mm in length carrots per bunch. With bunches containing broken carrots or broken tips. With superficial (<1mm deep) bruises affecting >1sq cm; no deep bruises. With shaved or chipped areas, eg. on shoulders, affecting >1sq cm. With healed cuts/scratches >20mm long or >1mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). With dark marks (not decaying areas) affecting >0.5 sq cm of surface area. With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) >1 sq cm of surface. With green or purple shoulders affecting > 1 sq cm.. With healed growth cracks >20mm long or >1mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). There must be a tag to clearly identify product. Temperature C. the APVMA regulatory system. Contaminants and Heavy Metals to comply to the FSANZ Food Standards Code A 12 A 14 MPC s Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issue Date : 01 st January 2017

3 Dutch Purple Dark purple skin with visible beige/white slits down the root and light beige colour at end of root; bright green tops; Internal flesh purple with beige core. Dark coloured, thin and relatively smooth skin with <30 % secondary roots; tops with fresh green leaves. No excess foreign matter (slightly soiled eyes allowable); no abnormal external moisture, no flaking or peeling. Firm root with crisp and juicy flesh, not dry and woody; slightly sweet flavour; no off Small, slender carrot variety, straight; conical, with even taper; slightly rounded shoulders, according to variety. Length of the carrot: mm; length of the foliage/stem: mm; Uniform size within bunch. Foliage/stem to be mm in length carrots per bunch. No fibrous or woody. With crack, cuts, holes, or pest damage that breaks the skin. With bunches containing broken carrots or broken tips. With bitter flavoured carrots (ethylene damage). With superficial (<1mm deep) bruises affecting >1 sq cm; no deep bruises. With shaved or chipped areas, eg. On shoulders, affecting > 1 sq cm. With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) >1 sq cm of surface. S With healed growth crack >20mm long or > 1mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). Total minor defects (within allowance limit) to be < 2 defects per item Total minor defects (outside allowance limit) must not exceed 10% of consignment. Total major defects must not exceed 2 % of consignment. Combined Total not to exceed 10% There must be a tag to clearly identify product. Temperature 2-8 C for Receival. the NRA regulatory system. Contaminants and Heavy Metals to comply to the FSANZ Food Standards Code MPC s Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issue Date : 02 November 2015

4 N/A Juicing 5 kg Pre Pack With fresh, bright colour; tops removed; stalk remaining <15mm in length; no secondary roots; no excess water in pre packs; free from foreign matter. May be broken if remaining part is >100mm in length (no more than 20% bag may be broken stock) Straight to slightly curved. Pre Pack: 5kg ; carrots g each Not fibrous or woody With holes, or pest damage that breaks the skin. With excessive flaking or peeling areas. With yellowed or bitter flavoured carrots (ethylene damage). With superficial (<3mm deep) bruises affecting >3sq cm; no deep bruises. With shaved or chipped shoulder areas affecting >3sq cm With post harvest splits, cuts and cracks. With healed cuts / scratches >70mm long or >3 mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). With dark marks eg. Black ring, not developing into soft rots, affecting >3sq cm of surface area. With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) >3sq cm of surface. Temperature C. variances as agreed with each state operation and communicated formally in writing by Woolworths. Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issued: 01 st January 2017

5 PREPACK Carrot Odd Bunch 1kg Odd Bunch Produce Specifications With fresh, bright colour; tops removed; minimal remaining stalk (<15mm); no excess water in pre-packs; free from foreign matter. Deformed/irregular shape required. Uneven tapering, multiple fingers and forking allowable. Broken product allowed if conforming to odd shape requirements. >80% of the retail pack must conform to odd shape requirements. Pre-Packed Carrots Length mm Diameter 20-60mm Minimum weight individual carrot- 50g; Minimum Net Weight 1kg inclusive of end of shelf life With pest damage that breaks the skin. With bags, packs, or cartons containing broken carrots or broken tips. With yellowed or bitter flavoured carrots (ethylene damage) - No more than 30% total defects per bag With superficial (<2mm deep) bruises affecting >2sq cm With shaved or chipped areas affecting >3sq cm With unhealed cuts/cracks >5mm deep or wide that are free from any foreign matter With dark marks >1cm sq that cannot be removed with one peal (not developing into soft rots) With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) affecting >50% total surface area. With green or purple shoulders affecting >10sq cm total surface area. With cracking on tip of carrots >80% of consignment Total minor defects (outside allowance limit) must not exceed 30% of consignment. Total major defects must not exceed 2% of consignment. Combined Total not to exceed 30% Temperature C. Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issued Date: 01 st January 2017

6 N/A Produce Specifications With fresh, bright colour; tops removed; minimal remaining stalk (<10mm); no secondary roots; no excess water in prepacks; free from foreign matter. Straight; conical, with even taper; rounded to slightly rounded shoulders according to variety. Uniform within consignment. Bulk Loose Carrots Length mm with a maximum range per consignment of 60mm Diameter 33-45mm with a maximum range per consignment of 8mm Diameter to be measured at the top end of the carrot. With bags, packs, or cartons containing broken carrots or broken tips. With dark marks eg. Black ring, affecting >1sq cm With cracking on tip of carrots With superficial (<2mm deep) bruises affecting >2sq cm; no deep bruises. With shaved or chipped areas, eg on shoulders, affecting >2sq cm. With healed cuts / scratches >30% length from stalk or >2mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) >2sq cm of surface. With green or purple shoulders affecting >10% length from stalk With >2 % of consignment with cracking on tip of carrots (during winter supply) With healed growth cracks >50mm long or >2mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). Temperature C. Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issued: 01 st January 2017

7 SKIN MARKS/ 1kg P/P Produce Specifications With fresh, bright colour; tops removed; minimal remaining stalk (<10mm); no secondary roots; no excess water in prepacks; free from foreign matter. Straight; conical, with even taper; rounded to slightly rounded shoulders according to variety. Uniform within box. Pre-Packed Carrots Length mm with a maximum range per consignment of 60mm Diameter 25-43mm with a maximum range per consignment of 13mm Diameter to be measured at the top end of the carrot. With bags, packs, or cartons containing broken carrots or broken tips. With dark marks eg. Black ring affecting >1sq cm of surface area With cracking on tip of carrots (during summer supply) With superficial (<2mm deep) bruises affecting >2sq cm; no deep bruises. With shaved or chipped areas, eg on shoulders, affecting >2sq cm. With healed cuts / scratches >30% of length or >2mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). With light rub/scuff marks (not dark against background colour) >2sq cm of surface area With green or purple shoulders affecting >10% length from stalk With >2 % of consignment with cracking on tip of carrots With healed growth cracks >50mm long or >2mm deep or wide (not removable by one pass peeling). Temperature C. Woolworths Supermarkets : Authorised Distribution Only Issued: 01 st January 2017

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