Nowadays growing tomatoes im greenhouses is a common thing, but thirty years ago greenhouse tomato production attracted much attention partly because of a new wave of interest in “alternative crops.”
"The attraction is based on the perception that greenhouse tomatoes may be more profitable than the more conventional agronomic or horticultural crops. The popularity may also be due to misconceptions about how easily this crop can be grown" is what te writers of the Tomato Handbook shared.
Even nowadays the book offers several usefull insights - either on growing or on the developments od the industry. Download the handbook here.