The guidance describes methods for obtaining conditions for the successful keeping and transporting of various varieties derived from Brassica oleracea Linnaeus var. botrytis Linnaeus subvar cauliflora A.P. Decandolle. It includes conditions of harvesting and packing, and optimum conditions, such as temperature, relative humidity, air circulation, storage life, further requirements for transportation and loading. Limits of application are given in an annex.