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Tomato Products Wellness Council launches new website

The Tomato Products Wellness Council (TPWC) has launched a new website. TPWC is a nonprofit organization that lists its mission as “To increase t... continue reading »

Processing tomato production looks to be down

The USDA forecasts California’s processing tomato production to be below last year’s. The USDA’s contracted production for California process... continue reading »

University of Florida researchers seeking to develop tastier tomato

In their quest for a tastier tomato, University of Florida scientists are finding traits they believe will tempt consumers with flavor that triggers t... continue reading »

US, Mexico reach agreement in tomato trade dispute

According to Reuters, Mexican tomato producers have reached a deal with the U.S. government to avoid an anti-dumping investigation, Mexican Economy Mi... continue reading »

Mucci Farms acquires Ontario peppers operation, announces more expansion

Mucci Farms has acquired controlling interest of Leamington, Ontario-based Orangeline Farms, including its existing greenhouse and warehouse faciliti... continue reading »

USDA to buy $200 million of processed foods, including tomatoes, in trade relief

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced further details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural produc... continue reading »

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United Fresh updates fresh tomato supply chain safety audit standards

The United Fresh Produce Association has released an updated version of the Food Safety Programs & Auditing Protocol for the Fresh Tomato Supply C... continue reading »

U.S. vegetable production for processing up 9% in 2018

Consumer demand for fresh vegetables in the U.S. remains high, but domestic fresh vegetable production fell 10% from 2017 to 2018, marking the largest... continue reading »

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Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology offers great potential for juice makers

Imagine there was technology that would allow you to get more juice out of a batch of apples. Imagine that same technology could extend shelf life, im... continue reading »

California estimates 2018 processing tomato crop

Contracted production for California processing tomatoes this year is forecasted at 11.8 million tons, averaging 50.4 tons per acre, according to a re... continue reading »