Tomato estimate shows larger crop

Issue Date: May 28, 2014

Tomato processors have contracts for 14 million tons of processing tomatoes to be grown in California this year, according to a report issued last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The report totals contracted acreage at 285,000—up 10 percent from last year but down 2 percent from a planting-intentions survey released in January.

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