Fresh Market commits to tomato pickers’ rights with new deal

The Fresh Market announced it has partnered with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a Florida-based tomato workers’ rights organization, to purchase more tomatoes from participating growers.

Beginning with the 2015-2016 growing season, the retailer plans to buy 15% more tomatoes year-over-year from Florida growers that are part of the coalition’s Fair Food Program.

The Fresh Market will also make an annual donation to the Fair Food Standards Council, a third-party monitor

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