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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

By Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer Imagine there was technology that would allow you to get more juice out of a batch of apples. Imagine that sam... 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 »

California tomato processors contract for 11.9 million tons

California’s tomato processors reported in May they were contracting for 11.9 million tons of processing tomatoes during 2018, according to a report... continue reading »

Looye Kwekers presents Honey tomato ketchup

Looye Kwekers will present its Honey tomato ketchup at the current edition of the Fruit Logistica. The ketchup is made from cracked Honey tomatoes, wh... continue reading »