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7/28/2014 - Summer tomato news

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6/29/2014 - Have you read the June Tomato Dish?

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6/10/2014 - Tomato Extract Relieves Damaged Arteries, Finds Cambridge Study

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5/21/2014 - The May 2014 Tomato Dish is hot off the press!

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3/21/2014 - Read All About It! The March Tomato Dish is now available.

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2/22/2014 - The February Dish is here!

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1/1/2014 - Tomato Health News!

Tomatoes May Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer...read more

10/21/2013 - The October Dish is here!

Get the latest in tomato news, tips, and recipes in the October Tomato Dish 2013  ...read more

9/25/2013 - Kids in the Kitchen with Florida Tomatoes and the Florida Chef

Ketchup may be the first thing you think of when tomatoes are mentioned. But tomatoes are also the main ingredients in many other delicious meals....read more

- The 25th Annual Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour

The Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour brings participants “up-close and personal” to learn how fresh subtropical, tropical and temperate fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops are handled....read more

9/23/2013 -

Ready to dish? The September edition of the Tomato Dish is hot off the press! Click on the link for Continue Reading »...read more

9/20/2013 - 10 Reasons to Slice into Some Sunshine

Who knew that produce had the power to brighten your day? Field-grown and freshly harvested in the Sunshine State, Florida tomatoes are bursting with juicy flavor....read more

6/13/2013 - The June Tomato Dish is Here!

Enjoy this month’s issue of the Tomato Dish which includes Father’s Day recipes, thoughts for National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Continue Reading »read more

5/23/2013 - The Florida Tomato Dish May 2013

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5/7/2013 - Now at Season’s Peak: Florida Tomatoes

Florida tomatoes are high in vitamin C, and are also a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin A. They Continue Reading »...read more

4/22/2013 - Save the Earth: Eat Tomatoes

The title may be a bit grand, but the truth is, by choosing to make a few meals per week Continue Reading »...read more

4/15/2013 - It All Started With a Tax

You may be aware that botanically speaking the tomato is a fruit. You may also know that it was a Continue Reading »...read more

3/31/2013 - Florida Tomatoes from Sunrise to Sunset

Tomatoes are one of the most versatile fruits in the field. You can use fresh tomatoes in every meal from Continue Reading »...read more

3/29/2013 - Spring is a time for cleaning and renewal.

Spring is a time for cleaning and renewal. We do it with our house, our wardrobe and even our foods....read more

1/9/2013 - Tomatoes Help You Stay Healthy

We all know that a ripe tomato, picked fresh from the garden, is one of the tastiest treats around. But Continue Reading »...read more

- SPC to honor Paul DiMare with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Produce News
The Southeast Produce Council will honor Paul J. DiMare Sr. with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement...read more

11/20/2012 - Surprise! Tomatoes Have even more Health Benefits

Palm Beach Post
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" may have spun a healthy yarn about the virtues...read more

10/23/2012 - Tomatoes Lower the Risk of Stroke

Beth Fontenot, MS, RD, LDN - Tomatoes are the most widely-consumed fruits and vegetables around. They are also ou...read more

10/9/2012 - Health Watch: Tomatoes May Lower Stroke Risk

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WCCO) – Lots of homes are stocked with tomatoes fresh out of the garden. And now a new study, pu...read more

8/14/2012 - Easy, breezy entertaining with fresh tomato recipes

The Daily News, Bogalusa, Louisiana
Whether you’re having a friend or two over for a casual lunch, or host...read more

6/29/2012 - Lipman Named Agribusiness Partner of the Year

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (June 25, 2012) – Lipman, North America’s largest field tomato grower, was recently named 2012 Agribu...read more

6/12/2012 - Simply Stated, Tasty Florida Tomato Recipes

I’m starting to see the first heirloom tomatoes at the farmers’ market, which is always exciting. While my favorite ...read more

6/1/2012 - Can Tomatoes Slice Prostate Cancer?

June 2012 Issue
Can Tomatoes Slice Prostate Cancer Risk?
By Sharon Palmer, RD
Today’s Dietitian
Vol.
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5/15/2012 - Easy, Breezy Entertaining with Florida Tomatoes

Whether you are having a friend or two over for a casual lunch, or hosting a weekend party, you want to serve great tast...read more

5/14/2012 - Tomatoes Improve Women’s Health and Body

Tomato juice can be a tremendous source of vitamins and minerals including Vitamin A and C. Just one cup of tomato ju...read more

4/15/2012 - Tantalizing Tomato Tidbits

Great appetizers are full of falvor to stimulate the appetite, but not so rich that they spoil it. To get that balance,...read more

3/4/2012 - Vice president of West Coast Tomato to receive award from Florida Association of Food Banks

PALMETTO Bob Spencer, vice president of sales for West Coast Tomato, will proudly say his company, as well as its lar...read more

2/16/2012 - Red Produce Boosts Health Year-Round

Red fruit and vegetables are always popular for Valentine's Day but a U.S. food expert said they are also some of the...read more

2/13/2012 - Roasted Tomato Basil Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Croutons

Wes Crabbe from Dallas, Texas writes, "I love Florida tomatoes because they are full of fantastic flavor and can be adde...read more

10/27/2011 - FFVA HONORS INDUSTRY VETERAN TONY DIMARE FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

MAITLAND, Fla. (Sept. 23, 2011) – Tony DiMare, vice president of DiMare Company and a veteran in the t...read more

6/17/2011 - Florida Tomato Dish June 2011

This Sunday may be Father's Day, but the whole month of June gives us many reasons to celebrate our health and wellness...read more

6/13/2011 - 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Eating More Tomatoes

There is more to eating Florida tomatoes than good taste, they are great for your health! 10 good reasons to eat more! ...read more

6/7/2011 - Prevention Magazine – 25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods

In Prevention Magazine in the nutrition section titled 25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods, tomatoes ranks #15. Tomatoes are o...read more

5/31/2011 - Houston Style Magazine – You Say Tomato

Houston Style Magazine - There’s nothing like a juicy, ripe tomato to wake up a recipe and put a smile on your face. And...read more

5/26/2011 - Florida Tomato Dish May 2011

No doubt, grilling out is a favorite American pastime. But can you guess what our #1 favorite item to grill is? The hamb...read more

5/23/2011 - Ten Reasons You Should be Eating More Delicious, Nutritious Tomatoes

May 23, 2011 - Florida Tomatoes, "Ten Reasons You Should be Eating More Delicious, Nutritious Tomatoes," by Elaine Magee...read more

5/18/2011 - Laurie Lufkin Wins Most Delicious Dish Florida Tomato Recipe Contest!

MAITLAND, FL – Laurie Lufkin of Essex, Massachusetts, wins the first “Most Delicious Dish” Florida tomato recipe contest...read more

5/4/2011 - IFAS Tomato Breeding Program Samuel Hutton

Samuel F. Hutton
Assistant Professor, Tomato Breeding and Genetics
Univ. of Florida Horticultural Sciences
G...read more

5/1/2011 - Foodie Awards & Most Delicious Dish Contest Flyers

Looking for information on our tomato contests? We have a consumer recipe contest and a chef tomato feature contest, see...read more

4/30/2011 - Tomato News Feature with Chef Justin Timineri

There’s nothing like a juicy, ripe Florida tomato to wake up a recipe and put a smile on your face. And tomatoes’ versat...read more

4/29/2011 - Orlando Chef Wins First-Ever Florida Tomato Foodie Award

MAITLAND, FL – Chef Joe Alfano, of Universal Orlando CityWalk, is the winner of the very first Florida Tomato Foodie Aw...read more

3/18/2011 - Tomato Industry Plans Multimedia Promotional Campaigns

MAITLAND, Fla. — Written by The Packer, Doug Ohlemeier. Trying to ramp up shopper interest in preparing the state’s toma...read more

3/2/2011 - Emerging Benefits of Tomato Consumption and Health

On March 2, 2011, in...read more

3/1/2011 - Health Benefits of Eating Tomatoes Emerge

Science Daily — Eating more tomatoes and tomato products can make people healthier and decrease the ris...read more

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