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2013-01-24 12:29:00

NOGALES, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new pricing study finds that American consumers are facing a "tomato cliff" that will result in huge premiums for fresh tomatoes at the supermarket, or else they will be forced to go without fresh tomatoes, if the U.S. terminates a trade agreement with Mexico at the request of a group of Florida growers. If Mexican tomatoes are forced to withdraw from the U.S. market, prices for popular varieties such as hothouse tomatoes on the vine would...

2012-05-22 06:26:03

PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Procacci Brothers Sales Corp. will begin shipping UglyRipe Heirloom Tomato and Santa Sweets Grape Tomato plants to retailers on May 23, 2012. This will mark the first time that the two proprietary varieties will be available to be home-grown by consumers. Mike Maxwell, President of Procacci Brothers, stated, "We continually see a high number of direct requests from consumers asking to purchase UglyRipe and Grape Tomato plants. The Santa Sweets...