Business Aug 22, 2019

U.S. and Mexico reach deal to end tariffs on tomatoes heading north

Mexican tomato producers struck a last-minute agreement with the Trump administration to avert an anti-dumping investigation and end a tariff dispute that has rumbled on for months, government officials said on Wednesday. Under the draft accord with the U.S. Commerce Department, the vast majority of ...

Business Aug 17, 2016

Panasonic eyes trial sales of tomato-harvesting robot

Panasonic Corp. will begin selling tomato-harvesting robots on a trial basis around 2019 amid a shortage of farmers and an aging agricultural population, a company official said. The equipment is being developed under a government-sponsored national project to use technology to make Japanese farm products ...