Leaving tasteless tomatoes in the dust

March 06, 2018
Written by Sonia Day, The Toronto Star
Using highly sophisticated technology, scientists at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre are on the hunt for the “perfect grocery store tomato”.

Yet it’s a long haul, as agricultural research inevitably proves to be. They started tinkering with tomatoes several years ago and won’t be finished for a few more.

This superlative tomato-in-the-making needs to demonstrate five business credentials: it must grow well indoors, have a good yield, travel without damage, resist disease and be commercially viable for growers in Canada. | READ MORE

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