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“Spanish tomato growers smell opportunity in the winter months as gas prices explode in the Netherlands”
Dutch cherry tomato grower switches to organic greenhouse vegetables
Third generation officially joins Dutch tomato grower
UF researcher: Rising Mexican imports could cost U.S. tomato growers $252 million a year
UF study shows U.S. tomato growers face threat from Mexico
Increasing tomato imports from Mexico could cost U.S. growers $250 million annually, University of Florida study shows – The Packer
“Costs for British tomato growers could fivefold”
Dutch tomato growers switch to cucumber crop
Dozens of growers compete in Spain’s ‘ugliest tomato’ contest
Improving tomato production and size to help growers increase their yield
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“Spanish tomato growers smell opportunity in the winter months as gas prices explode in the Netherlands” Dutch cherry tomato grower switches to organic greenhouse vegetables Third generation officially joins Dutch tomato grower UF researcher: Rising Mexican imports could cost U.S. tomato growers $252 million a year UF study shows U.S. tomato growers face threat from Mexico Increasing tomato imports from Mexico could cost U.S. growers $250 million annually, University of Florida study shows – The Packer “Costs for British tomato growers could fivefold” Dutch tomato growers switch to cucumber crop Dozens of growers compete in Spain’s ‘ugliest tomato’ contest Improving tomato production and size to help growers increase their yield
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2021
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UF study shows U.S. tomato growers face threat from Mexico

Dr. Zhengfei Guan, the UF/IFAS economist who led the study. UF/IFAS / COURTESY PHOTO As Mexico increases tomato exports across the world, including to the United States, prices plummet for American growers, including those in Florida. That practice could cost American growers as much as $252 million per year — or 27% in revenue — if imports from Mexico increase…
Sep
2021
24

“Costs for British tomato growers could fivefold”

The British tomato industry is going through the most challenging times Phil Pearson has ever experienced. Being chairman of the technical committee of the Tomato Growers Association and being a tomato grower himself, he not only knows but also is part of the industry, and during yesterdays British Tomato Conference, he said that the protected edible sector across Europe and…
Sep
2021
17

Dutch tomato growers switch to cucumber crop

After completion of the new Growers United Maasdijk packaging site, the packaging activities of Prominent Maasland, Green Diamonds Packing, DC Sweetpoint and Purple Pride were gradually brought together at this new site. The certification process has largely been completed and the audits have been successful. The IFS Food and BRC Food certificates for tomato, pointed bell pepper and eggplant have…
Sep
2021
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Estonian and Slovenian tomato growers report ToBRFV

ToBRFV has spread to Estonia and Slovenia.  The NPPO of Estonia recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the first detection of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in its territory. The virus was detected in a greenhouse producing tomato fruit in the municipality of Saue vald, during an official survey. Samples were taken in May 2021 and the identity of the…