Keeping in place a tomato suspension agreement between Mexican growers and the Commerce Department, the International Trade Commission ruled that Mexican tomatoes sold at less than “fair value” threaten the U.S.
NASHVILLE — Panelists at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Innovations event gave several examples Sept. 13 of ways retailers can help educate consumers about organic and grow organic produce sales.
In a sense, all roads lead to the nation’s capital — the center of power in the U.S. But the megalopolis that is the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore market has also become a destination for produce, produce suppliers say.
Groups such as the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas and the Border Trade Alliance continue to make misleading statements about the U.S.-Mexico Tomato Suspension Agreement in an apparent attempt to muddy the waters and stoke fear among other agricultural sectors in the U.S.