Azuki (Red Bean) - Grading Table

Applicable from the November 2017 Contract Month to the October 2018 Contract Month

Per 30 Kilograms

Standard Grade Deliverable Growths and Grades
Country of Origin, Growths, Type & Brand, Crop Year, Grade Price Differentials
Year of Production: 2017 Year of Production: 2016
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 1 Grade 2 Deliverable Period
Ordinary Azuki produced in Hokkaido of the 2017 crop year and satisfying Grade No. 2 criteria of Grading Standards under the Agriculture Inspection Act Azuki produced in Japan (Net Weight 30kg in Paper Bags)

(Ordinary) Azuki produced in Hokkaido

Premium of 500 Yen At contract price Discount of 3,500 Yen Discount of 500 Yen Discount of 1,000 Yen Until the Dec. 2017 contract
Dainagon Azuki produced in Hokkaido Premium of 500 Yen At contract price
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(Ordinary) Azuki produced in Japan in other areas than Hokkaido Discount of 1,000 Yen Discount of 1,500 Yen Discount of 4,000 Yen
Red bean produced in foreign countries (Net Weight 30kg in Paper Bags) Red bean produced in People's Republic of China(Red bean exported from ports of China) Chinese Tian Jin red bean Discount of 6,000 Yen Discount of 7,000 Yen Until the Dec. 2017 contract
Chinese Dong Bei red bean Discount of 6,000 Yen Discount of 7,000 Yen
Red bean produced in Canada(Red bean exported from ports of Canada) Discount of 5,000 Yen Discount of 6,000 Yen

 

Notes;

  1. The discount for complaints for defects of delivered commodities shall be limited to 500 yen per 30kg.
  2. Red bean produced in People's Republic of China shall be classified into the following two groups;
    a.Chinese Tian Jin red bean is the red bean produced in province of Hebei, Shandong, Shaanxi and Shanxi
    b.Chinese Dong Bei red bean is the red bean produced in province of Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning and Inner Mongolia Autonomous
  3. Good delivery materials for red azuki produced overseas shall satisfy the following requirements.
    a. Have passed customs (including having received approval for taking delivery prior to permission of import) and do not violate the Plant Protection Act or the Food Sanitation Act
    b. Were shipped from a port located in the country of origin
    c. Have a tag prescribed in the Agricultural Product & Sugar Delivery Detailed Rules Handling Procedure that was attached by an organization designated by TOCOM or Osaka Dojima Commodity Exchange
    d. Are packaged in paper bags provided for in the Agricultural Products Standards Rule(Notice No.244 of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) or equivalent bags with a net weight of 30kg per bag
    e. Are of a grade that is at least the same grade as those in general distribution and meets the quality standards prescribed in the Agricultural Product & Sugar Delivery Detailed Rules Handling Procedure
  4. Azuki for which any of the following is applicable cannot be provided for delivery.
    (1) Special azuki other then red azuki
    (2) Azuki produced in Japan whose delivery unit has a mix of bags packed by different cargo collectors
    (3) Red azuki produced overseas that are polished in Japan
    (4) Red azuki produced overseas stored in approved warehouses in Hokkaido
  5. The transit fee stipulated below from the seller and pay the shipping fee to the buyer are as follows.
    a. For delivery at approved warehouses located in Hokkaido, 32,000 yen per delivery unit
    b. For delivery at approved warehouses not located in Hokkaido or the Tokyo Special Zone, 5,000 yen per delivery unit. For red azuki produced overseas, no transit fee shall be collected

 

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