Emerging Hothouse Industry Poses Challenges for California's Fresh Tomato Industry
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.
tomato exports, imports, markets, Mexico, supply, demand
Cook, Roberta. 2002. "Emerging Hothouse Industry Poses Challenges for California's Fresh Tomato Industry." ARE Update 5(3): 3-6. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.