US (FL): Tomatoes tight into November

Tomato markets should stay tight into November, shippers of Florida and Mexican fruit say.

Heavy rains early in the Florida growing season were delaying production, Chuck Weisinger, president and CEO of Fort Myers, Fla.-based Weis-Buy Farms Inc., said Oct. 13.

“It’s a very irregular crop. You see a handful of pinks and greens on the same vine. Growers are having to pick the pinks and leave the greens behind.”

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