What is the 3035 Fruit Code?

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The 3035 fruit code is used to indicate the quality and origin of fruits and vegetables. The code is typically four or five digits long, and is issued by the Produce Marketing Association and International Federation for Produce Standards. Using the code on a fruit will allow consumers to determine whether the product was conventionally grown or organic. The code for small organic lemons is 94033 while a large organic lemon is 94053.

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In the past, the ‘8’ prefix was reserved for GMO produce, but was not used at retail. Removing it from the PLU will free up approximately 1,000 additional PLU numbers. The IFPS does not plan to continue issuing PLUs in the ‘8’ prefix series, but will continue to maintain the database.

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