Forty percent of winter tomatoes sold in the US come from Mexico according to the Fresh Produce Association

Forty percent of winter tomatoes sold in the U.S. come from Mexico, according to the Fresh Produce Association.

DOC Considers Ending Mexican Tomato Agreement

WASHINGTON — Due to a petition filed by domestic tomato groups, the U.S. Department of Commerce is considering terminating the current agreement with Mexican tomato growers.

In 1996, the DOC suspended an antidumping duty investigation of the Mexican tomato growers, instead entering into a “suspension agreement” that set minimum base prices for Mexican tomatoes sold in the U.S. The suspension agreement has been renegotiated in 2002 and 2008, and was due to be

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