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INGREDIENTMARKETTRENDS In The Spotlight U.S.D.A. indicated processing tomato exports on the rise At A Glance U.S. processing apple production in tonnes 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture T 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 he U.S. Department of Agriculture in its quarterly Vegetable and Melons Outlook issued Dec. 15 indicated the value and volume of U.S. processed tomato exports advanced during the first four months (JulyOctober) of the 2011-12 marketing year. The value of U.S. processed tomato exports in the quarter aggregated $190.3 U.S. processing tomato production (million tons) 12.4* 12.8 14.0 12.3 12.7 10.6 10.2 12.3 9.8 11.7 9.2 *forecast Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture million, up 14% from first-quarter 201011 export sales of $166.9 million and compared with July-October export sales of $160.4 million in 2009-10. Meanwhile, the value of U.S. imports of processed tomato products were trending lower. Imports were valued at $60.3 million in the first quarter of 2011-12, down 11% from $68 million in July-October 2010-11 and compared with $76.4 million in the first quarter of 2009-10. The U.S.D.A. commented about U.S. exports, “Canada remained the top foreign market with more than 40% of all tomatoproduct volume, followed by Mexico (20%), Italy (6%), Japan (4%), Turkey (3%) and South Korea (2%). Shipment volumes to Italy remain significantly lower than their pre-2010 levels while shipments to Mexico rose substantially and volumes to Turkey appear on track to reach the 201011 levels.” The U.S.D.A. noted tomato paste remained the export value and volume leader among tomato products. Exports of tomato paste in the first four months of 2011-12 were valued at $76.6 million, up 31% from $58.4 million in the same span of 2010-11 and compared with $67.9 million in the first quarter of 200910. Tomato paste export volume in the first quarter was pegged at 205.4 million lbs, up 41% from 146.1 million lbs a year earlier and compared with 168.9 million lbs in 2009-10. Tomato sauces were the second-most-important processed tomato export. Tomato sauce exports in July-October of the current year were valued at $65.7 million, down 13% from $75.3 million in the first quarter of 201011 and compared with $63.8 million in the same span in 2009-10. Tomato sauce export volume in the first quarter was pegged at 135 million lbs, down 14% from 157 million lbs in 2010-11 and compared with 128.6 million lbs in July-October 2009-10. FBN 1,408,419 1,327,316 1,423,932 1,481,357 1,346,321 1,552,073 = 100,000 C.M.E. cheddar barrels per lb $2.50 $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 Jan. March May 2011 July Sept. Nov. Ingredient Indexes Cheese Pizza 125 115 105 95 Commodity Trends U.S. 2011 dry edible bean production in 1,000 cwts % change from 2010 20% 10% 0% -10% -20% -30% -40% -50% -60% 85 Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Frozen Apple Pie F 5,911 3,245 2,994 2,031 1,408 Pinto Navy Black Gorbanzo All Great kidney northern 1,202 Pinto Navy Black Gorbanzo All Great kidney northern 42 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® December 20, 2011

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Food Business News - December 20, 2011
Government to decide on B.P.A. ban by March 31
Dairy Business News - Higher prices lead to sluggish fresh milk sales
Commodity, ingredient prices trending lower at year end
Editorial - Food revolution in wake of food truck growth
Food companies alleging egg price fixing from 1999 to 2008
Nestle details progress made on nutrition front
NPD Group: Restaurant traffic flat in 2011
Yum! raises guidance on global strength
Coca-Cola forms partnerships to develop 100% plant-based bottles
Lempert sees economizing as key trend in 2012
Blount buys Cape Cod Chowder Co.
Falconhead Capital acquires Rita’s Water Ice Franchise
Better margins seen in 2012
Sara Lee to buy Dutch cafe store operator
Sara Lee to base North American Meats in Chicago
Clearer picture of local food
Smithfield Foods income falls 16% in second quarter
Earnings filing delay for Diamond Foods
Health and Wellness - Researchers shed light on probiotics benefits
Ingredient Innovations - Oils factor into french fry innovation
Dairy Business News - Dairy Ingredients Symposium to be held in March
Dairy Business News - Cultures increase cottage cheese yield
Dairy Business News - WhiteWave moves ahead on sustainability initiatives
Dairy Business News - Steve Millard to lead Emmi Roth USA
Dairy Business News - October nonfat dry milk output down 12% from year ago
New Product Trends - Local foods, children's nutrition top N.R.A. trends
New Product Trends - Niman Ranch introduces all-natural beef entrees
New Product Trends - Pamela’s Products launches Whenever Bars
New Product Trends - Mission Foods adds Artisan Style Tortillas
New Product Trends - Sunsweet launches Plum Amazins
Food Ingredients Europe
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News - Cocoa production method wins Fi Europe honor
Supplier Innovations and News - System reduces acrylamide level in coffee
Supplier Innovations and News - Kalsec introduces specialty flavors
Supplier Innovations and News - Vitiva launches Sweet’nVit stevia brand
Supplier Innovations and News - Spicetec hires technical services specialist
Supplier Innovations and News - Ingredient adds shelf life, works in flavor system
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