As the processing tomato industry’s research sponsor in California, our purpose is to identify, fund and direct research to maintain and enhance the economic viability of California’s processing tomato industry with emphasis on production, product quality and the environment. With over 150 voluntary members, the growers in our organization are responsible for more than two thirds of the production of processing tomatoes in California. In a given year the processing tomato growers of California are responsible for ~95% of the total U.S. production of this crop and ~30% of the world’s global production, with an annual farm-gate value of over 1.1 Billion USD.
California Tomato Research Institute
P.O. Box 2437
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 405-9469