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The Morning Star Packing Company

Tomato processor

Categories & Products
  • Bulk tomato products
    • Bulk diced tomatoes
    • Bulk dried/sundried tomatoes
    • Bulk organic tomato paste
    • Bulk sauces/pizza sauces
    • Bulk tomato paste - Cold break
    • Bulk tomato paste - Hot break
    • Bulk tomato powder/flakes
    • Bulk tomato puree/passata
  • Organic tomato products
  • Other tomato products
    • Lycopene
    • Tomato fibers

> 1 million tonnes

Contact details
13448 Volta Road
93635, Los Banos - California

1 209 826 8000
1 209 826 8266
Contact name : Paul Maxon
Contact email : Click to see email address
Providing superior customer value through Reliability, Customer Relationships and Innovative Technology.

At Morning Star, we deliver superior customer value through our dedication to providing a reliable supply of consistent quality product, value-added customer service, and sustainable pricing from innovation and scale. With three tomato processing facilities throughout California, we are the most geographically diverse processor in the industry - increasing our reliability of supply.

Our factories have the largest production scale in the world, with resources solely dedicated to tomatoes. As the first processor to operate a dedicated processed organic line, it’s clear that Morning Star is comfortable with constantly changing environments and markets. We have pioneered changes in production technology that have helped increase efficiencies throughout the industry. We have the broadest involvement in the global tomato industry and are active in tomato research to constantly search for new ways to improve operations and deliver superior customer value.
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Tomato Bites by Morning Star ? November 2023 Special Edition Release

“…just an unbelievable growing season for California”. Ingredient tomato supply and demand experiencing improved alignment...
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California: Crop situation as of October 7, 2023

According to figures collected by PTAB, the California’s 2023 processing tomato harvest tonnage for the week thirteen (ending October 7th) is...
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Tomato Bites by Morning Star, October 5, 2023 Release

California’s Tomato Crop 2023: Insights and Expectations for the Final Stretch Morning Star colleague Aaron Giampietro is back with another...
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TOMATO BITES by Morning Star, September 7 2023 Release

California Tomato Harvest Update: Paving the Way to 12.9 Million Tons. Morning Star colleague James Sherwood brings you another TOMATO BITES by...
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TOMATO BITES by Morning Star - August 2, 2023 Release

Morning Star colleague Aaron Giampietro is back with another TOMATO BITES by Morning Star update. This release focuses on promising yields and...
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TOMATO BITES by Morning Star - June 2, 2023 Release

Morning Star colleague Aaron Giampietro is back with another TOMATO BITES by Morning Star update. This release focuses on the latest findings of...
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TOP 50 global processors in 2022

According to data we have collected by contacting processing companies and experts in different countries, the fifty largest tomato processing...
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Tomato Bites by Morning Star, March 16, 2023 Release

Aaron Giampietro is back with another TOMATO BITES by Morning Star update. California is currently experiencing the effects of yet another...
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January 2023 Tomato Bites by Morning Star

Aaron Giampietro is back with another Tomato Bites update to discuss five key points Morning Star is focusing on as we head into our 2023 tomato...
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The 2022 Tomato News Conference: the 2022 processing tomato season in California

Transcript of the presentation by Mark De La Mater (Morning Star Company) during the 2022 Tomato News Conference held in Parma on 25 October 2022...
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California 2022 Season Highlights

PTAB and CLFP final reports for the 2022 season The latest PTAB and CLFP data puts the final 2022 California crop year at 9,514,007 mT...
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The 2022 Tomato News conference slides

  After two years online, the Tomato News Conference entitled Challenging times for the global tomato processing industry came back in...
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MorningStar: comments on the harvest season and on the outlook for 2023

“Performance of October will be the most crucial factor to the performance of the 2022 tomato crop” Here are Morningstar’s...
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California: stable processing capacity in 2022

For the third year in a row, after Olam's plants ceased operations in 2020, California's industrial tomato processing capacity in 2022 will...
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California: Trucking\'s adoption of telematics has forever changed fleet management

“A tomato field is not an address” New developments in fleet monitoring and telecommunications during the past few decades have...
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California: Wood prices on the rise

Morning Star looks to new packaging options as wood prices continue to rise To the already long list - and widely commented on - of spectacular...
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California: Morning Star Company explores AI options

The Morning Star Company explores AI options to improve yields, profitability A leader in the tomato processing industry, The Morning Star...
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California: More water restrictions

An order for an emergency water curtailment for water users in the Sacramento-San Joaquin (Delta) Watershed was unanimously voted on 3 August 2021...
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Tomato News Conference, June 8, 2021: Mark De La Mater

Processing Tomato Production and Markets in North America    “The first slide provides just a quick overview of trends in...
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California: now is not the time for expanding capacity

On April 29, 2021, in its newsletter The MorningStar Packing Company published an open letter by Chris J. Rufer titled “California...
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