APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS TOMATO HANDLER

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I hereby apply for registration as a Tomato Handler for the - season. Each handler who handles tomatoes grown in the production area must be certified as a registered handler by the Committee in order to ship such tomatoes outside of the regulated area. A handler who is certified as a registered handler is a handler who has adequate facilities to meet the requirements of preparing tomatoes for market, obtains inspection on tomatoes handled, agrees to handle tomatoes in compliance with the marketing order’s grade, size and container requirements, pays applicable assessments on a timely basis, submits reports required by the Committee, and agrees to comply with other regulatory requirements on the handling of tomatoes grown in the production area. The Committee or its authorized agent shall inspect a handler’s facilities to determine if the facilities are adequate for preparing tomatoes for market. In order to be adequate for such purposes, the facilities must be permanent, non-portable buildings located in the production area with equipment that is non-portable for proper washing, grading, sizing and packing of tomatoes grown in the production area.

1. Company/individual address of all location(s) of grading and packing facilities in the production area:
3. If other than individual, show below names and addresses of the officers, partners, or other individuals having a financial interest in the business with the applicant.
Name
Title
Address, City, State, Zip code
 
Street Address:
Mailing Address:
Authorized Signature
Print Name
Title

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CRITICAL INFORMATION REQUEST

Please provide the information below for each grower who you expect will be shipping through your packing facility for the - season. This information is needed to ensure that your growers are kept up-to-date on Florida Tomato Committee (Committee) activities and on subjects affecting the Florida tomato industry as a whole, such as: Medfly alerts; government regulations; labor situations; market conditions; etc.

GROWER NAME
CONTACT NAME
ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE
TEL. NO.
EMAIL:
 

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