Tomato Market in the United States
In value terms, tomato production fell to $ in . Over the period under review, production, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of %. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. From 2015 to , production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of tomatoes in the United States dropped slightly to tons per ha in , remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when the yield increased by %. Over the period under review, the average tomato yield attained the maximum level at tons per ha in , and then declined in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The tomato harvested area in the United States reached ha in , stabilizing at the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area, however, saw a perceptible setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of ha. From 2010 to , the growth of the tomato harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The value of the tomato market in the United States reduced to $ in , waning by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption saw a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2015 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.