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Reader's Digest September 2021

30/09/2021 - Madeleine Royère-Koonings
In September 2021, we published the following articles:
  • In California, the crop forecast has been revised down to 10.069 million mT, which could mean a historical low for the US inventory position.
  • CTAEX produced a report on Tomato Processing in Spain, which underlines how important is the tomato processing industry in Extremadura as well as the position of Spain as a main producing and exporting country.
  • In Canada, Ontario's processing tomato growers established the first grower-led program, which compiles a complete record of their crop production.
  • In Northern Italy, 70% of the contracts have been delivered by the 6 September, with an excellent brix degree close to 5°.
  • Global Imports of Tomato Products, updated 1 September 2021.
  • WPTC Crop Update as of 3 September 2021.
  • California: Crop situation as of 4 September.
  • In France, Le Panier Provencal, one of the three biggest tomato processors in France, has launched its own range of finished products for end-consumers.
  • The Ukrainian exports of tomato paste are mainly absorbed by the EU countries.
  • The EU carbon price reached a new record at 61 Euros.
  • A new study shows that the only way to properly assess health benefits of tomatoes requires all players of the chain.
  • California: Crop situation as of 11 September.
  • Paste Prices, September 2021: USA, Spain, Portugal, Italy, China, Chile.
  • Global Exports of Tomato Paste, updated 15 September 2021.
  • The President of the Republic of Ghana inaugurated the new Weddi-Africa Tomato Processing Factory in the Bono region, which will be able to process 40,000 metric tonnes per annum.
  • A team of researchers from the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus in Ontario is investigating the use of tomato waste for pest control.
  • Valumics, a research project funded by the EU H2020 programme, published its report on Italian processed tomato value chain.
  • The EU-funded Virtigation project has been launched in order to tackle viral diseases in tomatoes and cucurbits, specifically the ToBRFV and ToLCNDV viruses.
  • In California, the Morning Star Company is exploring the AI options to improve yields and overall profitability, as well as the long-term sustainability of our natural resources.
  • WPTC Crop Update as of 17 September 2021.
  • Costantino Vaia, the general manager of Casalasco, was interviewed during Cibus 2021.
  • California: Crop situation as of 18 September.
  • ISHS published the Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases: Managing Tomato Diseases in the Face of Globalization and Climate Change
  • Elisabeth Varga held a webinar at the IFU on Alternaria toxins in tomato products.
  • In Italy, a new regional plan to fight the tomato-killing bacteria, jointly set with the IO, has been agreed by the regional authorities.
  • Negotiations have started between shareholders of La Doria S.p.A. and Investindustrial.
  • California: Crop situation as of 25 September.
  • Obituary: Geraldine Chirnside.
  • Chinese exports of tomato products remain very steady, in line with the past five years, with a variation under 1%.
  • Upcoming webinar on using genetic resource data for breeding, from the G2P-SOL Advanced Training School II in October. 
You can find the individual articles in the NEWS list and/or search by keyword, date etc.
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