Organic tomatoes ‘should not be produced in winter’

A petition to stop the industrial production of organic tomatoes in warmed greenhouses in winter has been launched.

Greenpeace, the Fondation Nicolas Hulot pour la Nature et l’Homme, Réseau Action Climat and Fédération Nationale d’Agriculture Biologique (FNAB) are the first associations to act against the ‘industrialisation’ of organic food; more particularly against the production of organic tomatoes in warmed greenhouses during winter.

The petition comes after the development of two big projects of greenhouses in Brittany and Pays de la Loire.

The season to eat tomatoes varies annually, and by region, but the ...

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