CHAPTER-20

PREPARATIONS OF VEGETABLES, FRUIT,
NUTS OR OTHER PARTS OF PLANTS

  1. This Chapter does not cover :

    a. Vegetables, fruit or nuts, prepared or preserved by the processes specified in Chapter 7, 8, or 11;


    b. Food preparations containing more than 20% by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, mollusks or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof (Chapter 16); or


    c. Homogenized composite food preparations of heading 2104.

  2. Headings 2007 and 2008 do not apply to fruit jellies, fruit pastes, sugar-coated almonds or the like in the form of sugar confectionery (heading 1704) or chocolate confectionery (heading 1806).

  3. Headings 2001, 2004 and 2005 cover, as the case may be, only those products of Chapter 7 or of heading 1105 or 1106 (other than flour, meal and powder of the products of Chapter 8) which have been prepared or preserved by processes other than those referred to in Note 1(a).

  4. Tomato juice the dry weight content of which is 7% or more is to be classified in heading 2002.

  5. For the purpose of heading 2007, the expression “obtained by cooking” means obtained by heat treatment at atmospheric pressure or under reduced pressure to increase the viscosity of a product through reduction of water content or other means.

  6. For the purpose of heading 2009, the expression “juices, unfermented and not containing added spirit” means juices of an alcoholic strength by volume (see Note 2 to Chapter 22) not exceeding 0.5% vol.


Sub-heading Notes :

  1. For the purposes of sub-heading 2005 10, the expression "homogenized vegetables" means preparations of vegetables, finely homogenized, put up for retail sale as infant food or for dietetic purposes, in containers of net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition no account is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may have been added to the preparation for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. These preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of vegetables. Sub-heading 2005 10 takes precedence over all other subheadings of heading 2005.

  2. For the purposes of subheading 2007 10, the expression "homogenized preparations" means preparations of fruit, finely homogenized, put up for retail sale as infant food or for dietetic purposes, in containers of a net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition no accounts is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may have been added to the preparation for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. These preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of fruit. Sub-heading 2007 10 takes precedence over all other Sub-headings of heading 2007.
  3. For the purposes of sub-heading 2009 12, 2009 31, 2009 41, 2009 61 and 2009 71, the expression "Brix value" means the direct reading of degrees Brix obtained from a Brix hydrometer or of refractive index expressed in terms of percentage sucrose content obtained from a refractometer, at a temperature of 200C or corrected for 200C if the reading is made at a different temperature.

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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2001

Vegetables, fruits, nuts and other edible parts of plants, prepared or preserved by vinegar or acetic acid.

2001 10 00

Cucumbers and gherkins

Free

 

2001 90 00

Other

Free

 

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2002

Tomatoes prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid

2002 10 00

Tomatoes, whole or in pieces

Free

 

2002 90 00

Other

Free

 

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2003

Mushrooms and truffles, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid

2003 10 00

Mushrooms of the genus agaricus

Free

 

2003 20 00

Truffles

Free

 

2003 90 00

Other

Free

 

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2004

Other vegetables prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, frozen, other than products of heading 2006

2004 10 00

Potatoes

Free

 

2004 90 00

Other vegetables and mixtures of vegetables

Free

 

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2005

Other vegetables prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, not frozen, other than products of heading 2006

2005 10 00

Homogenised vegetables

Free

 

2005 20 00

Potatoes

Free

 

2005 40 00

Peas (pisum sativum)


Beans (Vigna spp. Phaseolus spp.) :

Free

 

2005 51 00

Beans, shelled

Free

 

2005 59 00

Other

Free

 

2005 60 00

Asparagus

Free

 

2005 70 00

Olives

Free

 

2005 80 00

Sweet corn (Zea mays var. saccharata)

Free

 

2005 90 00

Other vegetables and mixtures of vegetables

Free

 

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2006

Vegetables, fruits, nuts, fruit-peel and other parts of plants, preserved by sugar (drained, glace or crystallized)

2006 00 00

Vegetables, fruits, nuts, fruit-peel and other parts of plants, preserved by sugar (drained, glace or crystallized)

 

Free

 

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2007

Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut puree and fruit or nut pastes, obtained by cooking, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter

2007 10 00

Homogenised preparations


Other :

Free

 

2007 91 00

Citrus fruit

Free

 

2007 99

Other:

 

 

2007 99 10

Mango

Free

 

2007 99 20

Guava

Free

 

2007 99 30

Pine apple

Free

 

2007 99 40

Apple

Free

 

2007 99 90

Other

Free

 

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2008

Fruit, nuts and other edible parts of plants, otherwise prepared or preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or spirit, not elsewhere specified or included

Nuts, ground-nuts and other seeds, whether or not mixed together :

2008 11 00

Ground-nuts

Free

 

2008 19

Other, including mixtures:

 

 

2008 19 10

Cashew nut, roasted, salted or roasted and salted

Free

 

2008 19 20

Other roasted nuts and seeds

Free

 

2008 19 30

Other Nuts, otherwise prepared or preserved

Free

 

2008 19 40

Other roasted and fried vegetable products

Free

 

2008 19 90

Other

Free

 

2008 20 00

Pineapples

Free

 

2008 30

Citrus fruit:

 

 

2008 30 10

Orange

Free

 

2008 30 90

Other

Free

 

2008 40 00

Pears

Free

 

2008 50 00

Apricots

Free

 

2008 60 00

Cherries

Free

 

2008 70 00

Peaches, including nectarines

Free

 

2008 80 00

Strawberries


Other, including mixtures other than those of sub-heading 2008 19 :

Free

 

 

 

 

 

2008 91 00

Palm hearts

Free

 

2008 92 00

Mixtures

Free

 

2008 99

Other:
Squash

 

 

2008 99 11

Mango

Free

 

2008 99 12

Lemon

Free

 

2008 99 13

Orange

Free

 

2008 99 14

Pineapple

Free

 

2008 99 19

Other


Other :

Free

 

2008 99 91

Fruit cocktail

Free

 

2008 99 92

Grapes

Free

 

2008 99 93

Apples

Free

 

2008 99 94

Guava

Free

 

2008 99 99

Other

Free

 

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2009

Fruit juices (including grape must) and vegetable juices, unfermented and not containing added spirit, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

Orange juice :

2009 11 00

Frozen

Free

 

2009 12 00

Not frozen, of a Brix value not exceeding 20

Free

 

2009 19 00

Other


Grapefruit juice:

Free

 

2009 21 00

Of a brix value not exceeding 20

Free

 

2009 29 00

Other


Juice of any other single citrus fruit:

Free

 

2009 31 00

Of a brix value not exceeding 20

Free

 

2009 39 00

Other


Pineapple juice:

Free

 

2009 41 00

Of a brix value not exceeding 20

Free

 

2009 49 00

Other

Free

 

2009 50 00

Tomato juice


Grape juice (including grape must):

Free

 

2009 61 00

Of a brix value not exceeding 30

Free

 

 

2009 69 00

Other


Apple juice:

Free

 

2009 71 00

Of a brix value not exceeding 20

Free

 

2009 79 00

Other

Free

 

2009 80

Juice of any other single fruit or vegetable:

 

 

2009 80 10

Mango juice

Free

 

2009 80 90

Other

Free

 

2009 90 00

Mixtures of juices

Free

 

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