Bulk Container Diced Tomato Procedures (May 2007)
California dominates the world production of processed tomato products. With current industry capacity of over 11 million tons, the state processes 1/3 of the world’s supply of tomato products.
Fifteen primary processors operate thirty plants located throughout the central valley of California. Three additional CLFP member firms manufacture sun dried, frozen and dehydrated tomato products.
Our member tomato processors include every full-line canner of branded tomato products, every private label manufacturer and every participant in the industrial tomato business, manufacturing paste and bulk diced tomatoes.