Do you have a source for color standards related to fruits and vegetables?

USDA/AMS is the most general source for visual color standards for fruits and vegetables and offers a catalogue of color comparators and equipment they have available.

USDA Equipment Catalog for Fresh and Processed Products Inspections is available on the internet here and provided through:

Processed Products Branch

Fruit and Vegetable Division, AMS

U.S. Department of Agriculture

P.O. Box 96456, Rm. 0709, So. Bldg.

Washington, D.C. 20090-6456

USDA Visual Color Standards and other equipment related to fruits and vegetables can be ordered from:

Equipment & Forms Depot


831 Mitten Road, Room 200

Burlingame, CA 94010 USA


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