Canada Remains the Key Foreign Market for American Tomatoes

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U.S. - Tomato - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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IndexBox has just published a new report "U.S.: Tomato - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To •••". Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The U.S. Tomato Market Continued to Decline

In 2017, the U.S. tomato market accounted to $••• in wholesale prices, which was $••• (or •••%) less than the year before and $••• (or •••%) less than its highest level observed in 2015. Over the period under review, the U.S. tomato market illustrated a mixed trend pattern with a noticable decline over the last two years. According to IndexBox estimates, in physical terms the market volume plunged over the last two years to ••• tonnes in 2017. This decline was caused by shrinking harvested areas of processing tomatoes due to lowering prices on the global tomato paste market; some adverse weather conditions in California and Florida also made an impact. 

Tomato Market is Forecasted to Reach ••• Tonnes by •••

Tomatoes constitute one of the major vegetables in American cuisine, being consumed both in fresh form and in processed form as ketchup, tomato sauce and paste. Driven by the anticipated growth of population, growing popularity of healthy eating, using fresh tomatoes and tomato sauces for sandwiches, pizza and other products in "fast food", tomato sector is expected to enjoy strong cosumer demand. Therefore, the performance of the market is forecast to accelerate slightly, with an anticipated CAGR of +•••% from 2016 to •••, which is expected to bring the market volume to ••• tonnes by •••.

U.S. Tomato Output Slumps for the Second Consecutive Year

The U.S. tomato production illustrated a fluctuated dynamic from 2007 to 2017, with a overall decline. In 2017, production decreased by •••% to ••• tonnes, which was equal to $•••. The decline of production resulted from weak demand for tomato paste from local processors, as export market tightened due to increasing supplies and lower prices.

Tomatoes for Processing Dominate the U.S. Tomato Output

Tomatoes for processing accounted for the highest share (•••% in 2017) of U.S. tomato manufacturing, followed by tomatoes for fresh market (•••%). 

The most notable decline in U.S tomato manufacturing from 2007 to 2017 was attained by tomatoes for fresh market (-•••% per year), while tomatoes for processing experienced mode moderate decline (-•••%). However, in absolute terms that decline was tangible, determinating the overall output slump.

The Market Share of Imported Tomatoes Increased Slightly

The share of imported tomatoes in terms of total tomato consumption in the U.S. continues to increase gradually: in accounted for •••% in 2017 against •••% in 2007. Prices on the domestic market gorw faster than import prices, which promotes an increased supply of cheaper tomatoes, mainly from Mexico. 

The Decline of Production over 2016-2017 Boosted U.S. Tomato Imports

The volume of total U.S. tomato imports totaled ••• tonnes in 2017, expanding at an average annual rate of +•••% over the period under review. In value terms, it equated $•••. Imports soared noticeably from 2016-2017, on the backdrop of shrinking domestic production due to adverse weather conditions.

Mexico (••• tonnes) remains a key supplier of tomatoes into the U.S., comprising approx. •••% of total U.S. imports in 2017. Canada (••• tonnes) lagged far behind Mexico in terms of the volume of imports, with a •••% share. There were also some imports from minor supplying countries (the Dominican Republic and Guatemala), but their volumes are negligible and don’t affect the market.

Canada Remains the Key Foreign Market for American Tomatoes

The U.S. exported ••• tonnes of tomatoes in 2017, which equalled to $•••; this number, however, accounted for only •••% of U.S. tomato output. The volume of exports decreased gradually by on average -•••% per year from 2007-2017. Overall, the trend pattern of exports reflected the decline of national tomato production. Since exports compire only a small share in the total output, it hardly can be considered as a major driver of the tomato industry.

In 2017, Canada (••• tonnes) constituted the main destination of U.S. tomato exports, with the share of •••% of the total figure. Mexico (••• tonnes) remains the second major destination, with the share of •••%. From 2007-2017, the share exported to Canada increased (+••• percentage points), while the share sent to Mexico illustrated negative dynamics (-••• percentage points). The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period. Mexico increased its exports of tomatoes into the U.S., consequently, there is no tangible demand for American tomatoes.

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Product coverage: tomato.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the tomato market in the USA. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.

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Companies mentioned: Wm. Bolthouse Farms, Inc., Tanimura & Antle Fresh Foods, Inc., A. Duda & Sons, Inc., D'Arrigo Bros.co.of California, NS Brands, Ltd., Village Farms, L.P., Braga Fresh Family Farms, Inc., Sun and Sands Enterprises, LLC, Custom-Pak, Inc., Hartung Brothers, Inc., Pacific Tomato Growers, Ltd., Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc., A.V. Thomas Produce, Inc., Rousseau Farming Company, Farm-Op, Inc., Rousseau Sons, L.L.C., S & H Packing & Sales Co., Inc., Pura Vida Farms, LLC, Dimare Homestead, Inc., Bales Marketplace, Peri & Sons Farms, Inc., McClure Properties Ltd., Bottomley Evergreens & Farms, Inc., Eagle Produce, L.L.C., B & W Quality Growers Inc, San Miguel Produce, Inc., Dimare Enterprises, Inc., George Chiala Farms, Inc., George Amaral Ranches, Inc., Burch Equipment, L.L.C., Uesugi Farms Inc, Ocean Mist Farming Company, C & G Farms, Inc., Dobler & Sons, LLC, Santa Barbara Farms, LLC, Hamilton Growers, Inc, Rebecca Schmucker, Dresick Farms, Inc., Williams Farms Partnership, Coastline Family Farms, Inc., Mack Farms, Inc., J. Marchini & Son, Inc., Mid-State Farmers' Co-Op, Inc., Baloian Packing Co., Inc., American Farms LLC, Bolthouse Farms, Bland Farms, LLC, Alpine Fresh, Inc., Mandujano Brothers, Torrey Farms, Inc.

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1. INTRODUCTION
Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business
1.1 REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3 DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4 GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
A Quick Overview of Market Performance
2.1 KEY FINDINGS
2.2 MARKET TRENDS

3. MARKET OVERVIEW
Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects
3.1 MARKET SIZE
3.2 MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3 TRADE BALANCE
3.4 PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5 MARKET FORECAST TO 2025

4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS
Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business
NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
4.1 TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2 BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3 MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4 MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5 MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT

5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES
Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain
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5.1 TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2 TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3 COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4 TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5 LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES

6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS
Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports
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6.1 TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2 TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3 UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4 TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5 MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS

7. PRODUCTION
The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry
7.1 PRODUCTION, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD

8. IMPORTS
The Largest Import Supplying Countries
8.1 IMPORTS FROM 2007–2017
8.2 IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3 IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

9. EXPORTS
The Largest Destinations for Exports
9.1 EXPORTS FROM 2007–2017
9.2 EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3 EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

10. PRICES AND PRICE DEVELOPMENT
The Best Market Prices and Their Trend Patterns
10.1 PRODUCER PRICES
10.2 PRODUCER PRICES INDEX

11. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS
The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles
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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Key Findings In 2017
Table 2: Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Table 3: Market Value, 2007–2017
Table 4: Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2017
Table 5: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 6: Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 7: Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2017
Table 8: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 9: Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 10: Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2017

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 2: Market Value, 2007–2017
Figure 3: Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 4: Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 5: Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 6: Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 7: Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2017
Figure 8: Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9: Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10: Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11: Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12: Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13: Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14: Yield And Growth
Figure 15: Exports And Growth
Figure 16: Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17: Market Size And Growth
Figure 18: Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19: Imports And Growth
Figure 20: Import Prices
Figure 21: Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 22: Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 23: Area Harvested, 2007–2017
Figure 24: Yield, 2007–2017
Figure 25: Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 26: Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 27: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 28: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 29: Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 30: Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2017
Figure 31: Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 32: Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 33: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 34: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 35: Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 36: Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2017