This standard is applicable to tomatoes of varieties (cultivars) grown from Lycopersicum
esculentum Mill, which are to be supplied fresh to the consumer after preparation and
This national standard does not apply to tomatoes for industrial processing.
Tomatoes covered under this standard shall be classified into four commercial types:
a) “round”;
b) “ribbed”;
c) “oblong” or “elongated”; and
d) “cherry” tomatoes (including “cocktail” tomatoes).