World: Ukraine will increase tomato production

Fresh Tomato
Published Mar 5, 2024

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The World Council of Tomatoes for Processing predicts a 6% increase in global tomato production, with significant growth in Australia, China, Greece, Chile, and Ukraine, but a decrease in California, Portugal, Iran, and Russia. China is expected to have the largest harvest due to increased domestic consumption. Ukraine's tomato prices are the highest in the region, and the country's production is expected to increase after a drop in 2022. Meanwhile, 'Vitmark' has planted 450 hectares of tomatoes in the Bilyaiv community, and Israeli company Supree has developed a new variety of cherry tomatoes for drying directly on the vine.
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The World Council of Tomatoes for Processing published a forecast that the world production of technical tomatoes will increase by 6% to 47 million tons. In a number of countries, including Ukraine, production will grow much more, TomatoNews reports. Tomato production will increase the most in Australia - by 103%, China - by 38%, Greece - by 23%, Chile - by 21%, Ukraine - by 20%. Instead, it will decrease - in California - by 9%, Portugal - by 7%, Iran - by 5%, Russia - by 2%. The largest harvest is predicted in China - 11 million tons. The growth of the harvest is explained by a sharp increase in the domestic consumption of tomatoes, the paste of which was included in popular local dishes. The increase in global volume is entirely due to an unexpected 40% increase in volume in China. It is important to note that it is unusual for China to provide an accurate forecast at this stage, as they usually only do so in late March or early April. WPTC expects a more accurate forecast for ...
Source: Landlord
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