TeachMeFinance.com - explain Perishable commodities
Perishable commodities The term 'Perishable commodities ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' Farm goods that prior to processing cannot be stored for a substantial period of time without excessive loss through deterioration or spoilage. Examples of perishable commodities are fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and poultry. Most of the commodities purchased by the Agricultural Marketing Service under Section 32 authority are perishable items'.
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