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    Bart -my real name- is offline
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    And you wonder why grocery store tomotoes taste so bad...

    I don't want to get into the politics of the issue, but here's what tomatoes look like when they're harvested. No wonder they taste like blech

    Link to article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/busin...=.0bdb441e5bc4
    How a group of Florida tomato growers could help derail NAFTA


    Workers fill a trailer with tomatoes on Tony DiMare’s farm in Florida City, Fla., in 2013. DiMare says he has seen other Florida tomato growers be ruined by Mexican competition. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)










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    andynap is offline
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    Re: And you wonder why grocery store tomotoes taste so bad...

    I wonder if they put them in a brown paper bag to get ripe.


    Andy

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    Peter NJ is offline
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    Re: And you wonder why grocery store tomotoes taste so bad...

    Thank God for our Jersey tomatoes
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    andynap is offline
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    Re: And you wonder why grocery store tomotoes taste so bad...

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter NJ View Post
    Thank God for our Jersey tomatoes
    All done now Peter. These are winter tomatoes.


    Andy

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    Peter NJ is offline
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    Re: And you wonder why grocery store tomotoes taste so bad...

    I know Andy I only eat tomatoes when in season here excepts for cherry tomatoes year round
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    MIke R is offline
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    Re: And you wonder why grocery store tomotoes taste so bad...

    I dont touch grocery store tomatoes ...yuck..tasteless gelantinous crap......In season only and local farms only ...
    "When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace" Jimi Hendrix

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