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U.S. Processed Tomato Production Statistics (1993 - 1997)

In the United States, California, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan lead in growing processing tomatoes. In 1997 the total U.S. processing tomato crop was harvested from 283,370 acres with a total yield of 9,972,650 tons (average yield = 35.19 tons/acre), and a total value of $605,350,000. In 1997, U.S. production of processed tomatoes was down about 15% from 1996.

The following data shows production (tons), harvested acres, yield (tons/acre) and total value ($) of the processed tomato crop for the major processed tomato producing states for the period 1993 to 1997.

U.S. Processing Tomato Production (1993 - 1997)

U.S. Processing Tomato Harvested Acres (1993 - 1997)

U.S. Processing Tomato Yield (1993 - 1997)

U.S. Processing Tomato Value (1993 - 1997)

(the above statistics are derived from the USDA Economic and Statistics System)

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