Packer Insight — Mexican tomato agreement

Packer Insight — Mexican tomato agreement

Packer Insight - New agreement on Mexican tomatoes

The Packer editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss the new agreement on Mexican tomatoes.

The Florida tomato industry has expressed excitement about the deal, but the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas described the inspections that are part of the agreement as a "non-tariff trade barrier."

For much more coverage of this topic, check out the following articles.

Statements pour in on U.S.-Mexico tomato agreement

Inspection provision in Mexico tomato deal draws critics

UPDATED: Deal struck between Commerce Department, Mexican growers