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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 »

California tomato processors contract for 11.9 million tons

California‚Äôs 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 »

Processed tomatoes a market mainstay

Processed tomatoes have long had a major market in the foodservices sector; nothing new here. What is new, though, is a small but growing trend toward... continue reading »

Study: canned tomatoes help meet dietary guidelines

The new 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend most Americans consume 2.5 cups of vegetables a day. But research coming out of the Illinois I... continue reading »

Processing tomato production reaches a record high

Contracted production for California processing tomatoes is forecast at 14.5 million tons, averaging 49.5 tons per acre. The current forecasted produc... continue reading »