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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
Oct
2021
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“Spanish tomato growers smell opportunity in the winter months as gas prices explode in the Netherlands”

The Spanish greenhouse vegetable season has restarted in Almeria. The high gas price that the Dutch growers are facing is an opportunity for the Spanish growers, according to Miguel Gonzalez of MG Fruit. “There is definitely talk about that. Especially the Dutch tomato crop under light was on the rise over the last few years. This is now becoming terribly…
Oct
2021
12

Dutch cherry tomato grower switches to organic greenhouse vegetables

Prune tomato grower Vitensa from Vierpolders is switching to organic greenhouse vegetables, after recently receiving permission from organic certification body Skal. This week is the last time that tomatoes will be grown on rock wool in the greenhouses. The first organic harvest will take place in the summer of 2022. Geert Visker Operational Manager Geert Visker explains that the grower…
Oct
2021
8

Third generation officially joins Dutch tomato grower

Earlier this week, Wes van Schie officially became co-owner of L.A. van Schie tomato growers in the Netherlands, making him this company’s third generation. The agreement is retroactive from January 1st, 2021. This was a special moment for this family business, especially because its first generation, grandpa Leo, was also present. Wes, Grandpa Leo, Cock, and Paul van Schie Three…