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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 »

Tomato processing acreage stays steady in California

As of May 15, California’s tomato processors reported they have or will have contracts for 12.1 million tons of processing tomatoes for 2019, accord... 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 »

Report: US to impose 17.5% tariff on Mexican tomato imports

There has been much discussion surrounding the withdrawal of the Tomato Suspension Agreement in recent months and on May 7, 90 days after the initial ... continue reading »

Mexico tomato growers propose changes to export rules with U.S.

The debate over import policy for Mexico-grown fresh tomatoes this week rebooted with some good vibes and offers of negotiation. Associations repre... continue reading »

Tasti-Lee tomatoes adds grab-and-go packaging

Tasti-Lee field-grown round tomatoes for slicing and salads are now available in grab-and-go packaging and an all-new snackable size for retail sa... 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 »

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 »