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Integrated Fresh Solutions promotes Bob Harper to COO

Integrated Fresh Solutions, Swedesboro, N.J., has promoted Bob Harper to chief operating officer of Integrated Fresh Solutions (IFS) companies.

Village Farms debuts organic tomatoes at CPMA

Village Farms is adding Heavenly Villagio Marzano and Maverick Mix tomatoes to its organic offerings, and will be showcasing a diverse range of products at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association trade show and conference.

Tomato per capita growth to continue

The reasons behind gains in per capita consumption growth of fresh tomatoes over the past 40 years are analyzed in a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Mexican tomato growers challenge Commerce Department

Mexican tomato growers are challenging the Commerce Department’s decision to formally withdraw from the tomato suspension agreement May 7.

Village Farms distributes healthful snacks at fundraiser

Village Farms, Heathrow, Fla., participated in the 15th Annual Cars for the Cure fundraiser for the American Lung Association, handing out snacking tomatoes to the crowd.

Bipartisan group seeks end to tomato agreement with Mexico

Florida legislators have gathered bipartisan support from dozens of House and Senate colleagues in a push to terminate the suspension agreement between the Department of Commerce and Mexican tomato growers.

Bill introduced to take on Mexico’s trade practices

Legislation called the Defending Domestic Produce Production Act would relax thresholds needed by U.S. producers to bring anti-dumping lawsuits against imported produce.

Tasti-Wee grape tomatoes appearing in grocery stores

Tasti-Lee Tomatoes are now available as a grape tomato snacking variety, marketed as Tasti-Wees.

Jan 04, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #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.

Reggie Brown: From 4-H to negotiating trade

From raising chickens for a  4-H project to representing Florida tomato growers, Reggie Brown has been dedicated to Florida’s agricultural industry.