Tariffs on Mexican Imports Can Put a Big Price Tag on Tomatoes

Your signature salsa recipe may be at risk as Mexico's Economy Department says that US consumers may have to pay up to 70% more for tomatoes when the US re-imposes tariffs on imports.

The US Commerce Department announced it would add the anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports, effecting almost $2 billion in tomatoes and half the US supply.

Behind beer and avocados, tomatoes are one of the largest agricultural exports and provides hundreds of thousands of jobs in Mexico.

Many of those employers are smaller operations and wouldn't be able to pay the 17.5% tariff imposed.

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