Tomatoes News

In a produce popularity contest, few products perform better than tomatoes. After bananas and apples, the perennial household favorites, tomatoes typically go toe-to-toe with potatoes, carrots and onions jockeying for position in the shopping cart.In our latest round of consumer research at Execulytics, tomatoes edged out all three to capture the third-highest level of household penetration. A staggering 3 out of 5 g...

San Antonio, Texas-based greenhouse grower, NatureSweet, is partnering with the maker of Instant Pot slow cookers, Instant Brands, to launch a series of giveaways and holiday meal recipes featuring NatureSweet’s signature snacking tomatoes.“Our Glorys cherry tomatoes are a versatile ingredient that will elevate any recipe,” Sergio Trujillo, NatureSweet brand manager, said in a news release. “We’re proud to partner wi...

Leamington, Ontario-based greenhouse grower Nature Fresh Farms is breaking out of the cherry-red mold this November, launching a proprietary, violet-hued tomato variety called Yoom alongside its greenhouse-grown produce offerings.“The Yoom is the perfect complement to our existing tomato offerings,” Matt Quiring, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Nature Fresh Farms, said in a news release. “It’s full an...

San Antonio-based NatureSweet is proud to bring its new “To Go” line, a highly innovative product that combines three different innovations into a first in the snacking tomato category: Ready-to-Eat snacking tomatoes, in a single-use format and in a crush-resistance packaging, enabling consumers across North America to carry a healthy snack with them and growing the category for the retailers. The product is alr...

 In this episode of Packer Insight, editor-in-chief Tom Karst, Northeast editor Amy Sowder and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss the California water crisis, the tomato wars and recent acquisition activity.You can read more on all those topics at the links below.Growers speak out on water crisis — California’s water crisis is bad and getting worse. Bringing into focus some of the California crop...





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