Tag: Florida Tomato Growers

Solution offered by Mexican Growers in Tomato Trade Dispute – Protectionist US Growers want no part of it!

THE GROWER 10/19/2012A compromise proposal from Mexican growers to raise the floor price of tomatoes exported to the U.S. is being heralded by some as the best thing for bilateral trade and a positive outcome for consumers and domestic growers. Representatives for Mexican growers met with Commerce Department officials Oct. 18 and proposed boosting the

U.S. should keep Mexican tomato agreement and ignore election year demands from Florida growers

Some groups never tire of seeking protection. One special interest with its hand perpetually out is the group led by Florida tomato growers. For decades they have been trying to stop tomatoes from Mexico from competing with them in the U.S. market. Never mind that Mexican tomatoes, because they are ripened in the field or