Week #20 coverage is brought to you by scorching heat, a freak snowstorm, and a megadrought.
Merriam-Webster, we have a nomination for 2022's word of the year, inflation. Rising costs are haunting the conscience of the ordinary consumer as they avoid eye contact with the fuel meter at the gas station and warily wander the isles of their neighborhood grocery.
The Mexican tomato season is winding down causing Roma and vine-ripe prices to rise.
Wholesum, Fair Trade Certified growers and shippers of organic fresh produce, is announcing the launch of a Spring-themed sustainable pack of organic, Fair Trade Certified tomatoes on the vine.
At the peak of Florida’s growing season, Lipman Family Farms will showcase its Crimson tomato and other fresh produce at Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure conference next week.
The following is a letter to the editor from Lance Jungmeyer, President of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas
Tomato sales have been strong the past several years, and the plum variety leads the way. Annual volume has grown by one-third in the last year alone to make it the most popular variety in the category in the U.S.
When it comes to growing tomatoes, most believe technology will continue to play a leading role, due in large part to the chronic shortage of labor in the industry.
The pandemic changed the dynamics of nearly every aspect of business and industry, and this was certainly true when it comes to the buying and selling of tomatoes.
China is not only the largest producer of tomatoes worldwide, but it is also the top exporter of tomato paste, accounting for 40 percent of global trade.