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06-06-2012, 02:07 AM
http://www.tenerifenews.com/images/stories/Tennewspaper2012/451/Tomatoes.jpgIndustry in jeopardy: Cultivation of the Canary tomato is in very serious jeopardy, hard-hit producers are warning.

Once a thriving industry, farmers are blaming a succession of problems, including pests and disease, bad weather and competition from Morocco.
The latest most worrying blow is the lack of public aid which, it is claimed, could potentially lead to the destruction of thousands of jobs.

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