Mexican growers reach tomato import agreement
The agreement extends the ongoing suspension agreement.
Mexican tomato growers and the US Department of Commerce signed a new agreementon the import of fresh Mexican-grown tomatoes into the US. The agreement extends the ongoing suspension agreement, which has been in place since 1996. It also strengthens anti-dumping penalties and resets minimum wholesale prices. Speaking on behalf of Mexican growers, Martin Ley of Del Campo Supreme said, “We are grateful for the patience and support of the many US businesses and workers who make up the essential supply chain that brings our tomatoes to US consumers."