7 CFR 930.10 - Handle.
Handle means the process to brine, can, concentrate, freeze, dehydrate, pit, press or puree cherries, or in any other way convert cherries commercially into a processed product, or divert cherries pursuant to § 930.59, or to otherwise place cherries into the current of commerce within the production area or from the area to points outside thereof: Provided, That the term handle shall not include:
(a) The brining, canning, concentrating, freezing, dehydration, pitting, pressing or the converting, in any other way, of cherries into a processed product for home use and not for resale.
(b) The transportation within the production area of cherries from the orchard where grown to a processing facility located within such area for preparation for market.
(c) The delivery of such cherries to such processing facility for such preparation.
(e) The sale of cherries in the fresh market in an unpitted condition.