The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas has opened registration for Tomato Week 2021 which takes place March 8-12. The event is open to all who have an interest in learning more about the tomato industry.
The week's events include:
March 9th: What’s Next for the Tomato Market?
From e-commerce trends to the experience of shoppers, Rick Stein from FMI, The Food Industry Association will share the latest data gathered about tomatoes in supermarkets and predictions for the tomato industry moving forward. (Register here.)
March 10th: The Effect of Tomatoes on The Economy: March 10th
Dari Duval from the University of Arizona will take a deep dive into the relationship between Mexican tomatoes and the U.S. economy, highlighting supporting data and how it is collected. (Register here.)
March 11th: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Fresh Tomato Shipments and Prices
As we hit the one-year mark since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Dan Scheitrum from the University of Arizona will share how COVID-19 has affected the tomato industry and what changes in trends the market faced during the last year. We will also launch a resource to view tomato industry data. (Register here.)