Nov 29, 2018 by Jim Offner
After a lighter-than-normal start in late October, Florida’s tomato volume had begun to accelerate in mid-November, said Michael Schadler, manager of the Maitland-based Florida Tomato Committee.
The West Mexico produce season brings plenty of retail promotions, suppliers say.
There’s a new North American Free Trade Agreement, but “NAFTA 2.0” likely will not change the flow of fresh produce across the U.S.-Mexico border, suppliers say.
Fresh produce continues to flow relatively smoothly through the Nogales-Mariposa Port of Entry, although some challenges do remain at the major border crossing of the southwestern U.S.