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Florida Tomatoes

Enforcement crucial to tomato deal

With a new tomato suspension agreement now affirmed by the U.S. International Trade Commission, the industry hopes it can achieve some pricing stability for its product.

Stores, restaurants keep Florida tomatoes moving

Florida tomato suppliers looking to push product through retail and foodservice channels have some help from the state department of agriculture’s Fresh From Florida program.

West Coast Tomato invests in workers

Palmetto, Fla.-based West Coast Tomato LLC is focusing on worker safety, said Bob Spencer, vice president of sales.

Immokalee Produce sees product shift

Immokalee Produce Shippers Inc. is selling more grape and cherry medley tomatoes.

Tomatoes flourish in foodservice

A healthy foodservice industry translates to a robust Florida tomato business, said Michael Schadler, deputy manager of the Maitland-based Florida Tomato Committee.

Florida tomato deal starts light but picks up steam

After a lighter-than-normal start in late October, Florida’s tomato volume had begun to accelerate in mid-November, said Michael Schadler, manager of the Maitland-based Florida Tomato Committee.