Throwback Thursday: Looking for a Tasty Tomato

#TBT: Today we look back to when small and sweet tomatoes became large, sturdy and bland. How the Tomato Lost Its Taste Our story begins close to 90 years ago. Although we are not sure where, we do know that…

Tomatoes, Health Care and Unintended Consequences

Trying to make pretty tomatoes, plant breeders inadvertently created a tasteless fruit. It all started 70 years ago with a gene mutation that evenly ripened tomatoes. Seeing the commercial potential of uniformly colored bright red tomatoes, growers bred the gene…