Recently, the 10th world processing tomato conference is held in Beijing, more than 300 people attend this meeting include the world processing tomato council members, members of the association, the global international horticulture processing tomato industry stuffs and etc. The topics are about tomato processing and emerging markets.
At the meeting, someone uses two pictures to reveals the present and the future of tomato processing industry — the first picture is a great ship ran aground on the beach with oil everywhere; another picture is a small boat freely cruises on the blue sea.
Facing the two images, an Italian merchant finds its deep meaning. In October 2012, global tomato market situation will be clear, and China will be the key factor.
If China’s production reach 5 million tons just like the prediction, the market will face a shortage in 2012-2013; if the production is below 5 million tons, the market will be back to 2008 in tight supply situation; if the production reach 7 million tons or above, the market will remail low state.
Therefore, China will be a key role in the world tomato processing industry, she will decide the future.
According to estimates, by 2017, China tomato products consumption will be close to 44000 tons, market sales will reach 4.3 billion yuan, and tomato processing inductry will have a bright prospect.