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How are tomatoes grown and harvested?

Plum-style tomatoes are grown and harvested in California, where 95% of America’s processing tomatoes are grown. The process in the term ‘processing’ is a combination of tomato type—plum tomatoes are low on seeds and water, have dense flesh, and are bred to all ripen at the same time—and why they’re grown…

In this How Does It Grow? episode from True Food, Nicole Jolly visits tomato (and sunflower) farmers Dustin Timothy and his father Ron on their land in Dixon, California. There, they grow the plum tomatoes that will become sauces and pastes for food favorites like pasta and pizza.

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Next, don’t miss How to Make Tomato Paste in Sicily and how to make ketchup, a great DIY for kids. Then watch more How Does It Grow? videos and more harvesting videos on this site.

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