Emerging Hothouse Industry Poses Challenges for California's Fresh Tomato Industry

Cook, Roberta

from ARE Update Vol. 5, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2002

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Abstract

Hothouse tomato production has grown in all three NAFTA countries. Hothouse tomatoes represent about 12% of U.S. fresh tomato consumption but a higher share of retail purchases. The competitive impact is being felt by the traditional mature green industry, leading to new market dynamics.

Keywords

tomato exports, imports, markets, Mexico, supply, demand

Citation

Cook, Roberta. "Emerging Hothouse Industry Poses Challenges for California's Fresh Tomato Industry." ARE Update 5(3)(2002):3-6. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2002/5/3/emerging-hothouse-industr/