No easy solutions for Florida tomato growers

01/16/2012 10:39:00 AM
Tom Karst

To back up our broker's point, USDA statistics show that U.S. imports of Mexican greenhouse tomatoes have increased from 25,600 metric tons in January 2006 to 60,500 metrics in January 2011.

How will Florida growers combat the erosion of market share? There are no easy answers.

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