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2013-07-17 23:20:58

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has prepared some great hotel deals for Spain’s squishiest, goopiest and messiest festival – the raucous free-for-all of La Tomatina, the tomato festival, often called the world’s largest food fight. This year, it takes place on August 28. Singapore (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has...

2013-03-05 23:01:30

On September 21st, 2013 Tomato Assault will host a massive tomato fight at Chicago's Toyota Park with a portion of each ticket going to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Modeled after La Tomatina, the annual festival held in Bunol, Spain in August, Tomato Assault offers an extremely unique way for community members to enjoy live local music, a costume contest, inflatables, a never-ending beer garden and a full fledged food fight featuring up...

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2008-08-28 09:05:00

Spanish revelers pelted one another with 113 tons of ripe tomatoes in the annual La Tomatina food fight. Town hall says an estimated 40,000 people took part in the hour of messy fun in the village of Bunol near Valencia. The ritual dates to the 1940s. Some warriors in Wednesday's battle wore swimming goggles to protect themselves from the acid sting of tomato projectiles. Others swatted them away with tennis rackets. Afterward, many washed off in a nearby river while crews hosed down a...

2008-07-03 12:00:06

By Johanna D. Wilson, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 3--While the Food and Drug Administration expands its investigation of the nation's salmonella outbreak beyond tomatoes, area farmers said business continues to be brisk for homegrown tomatoes. "I can hardly keep my tomatoes," said Wanda Bellamy, of Bellamy Farms in Loris, where the average customer is buying at least five pounds of tomatoes. "They have been going, and our customers don't care how they look. They don't care...


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