Table grape maturity testing procedures

The ATGA implemented national minimum maturity standards for table grapes in 2019 following significant consultation with industry and retailers.

The new standards have been designed to achieve a minimum of 80% consumer acceptability at retail. Brix is the preferred maturity measure. The meet the new minimum maturity standard: 

2022/23 maturity testing procedures

The ATGA has developed procedures for growers to conduct on-farm maturity testing pre- and during harvest to optimise testing and obtain representative samples, as well as guidelines for maturity testing in a distribution centre.

Click to download the 2022/23 maturity testing procedures:



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