Drought-hit California has record processing-tomato crop

Growers in California harvested a record crop of tomatoes for processing, the thick-skinned varieties used in making soup and pasta sauces, says Bloomberg. It cites an estimate from the California Tomato Growers Association, a trade group, of a crop of 14 million tons, up 16 percent from last year. Processors paid a record $83 a ton.… » Read More

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