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12 Dec 2023

Bayer Develops Drought-Resistant Tomatoes for Ketchup

Scientists of pharmaceutical and agriculture giant Bayer in California are developing tomatoes with traditional breeding to withstand less water for ketchup and sauces, without sacrificing taste and juice. California, producing over 90% of U.S. processing tomatoes, faces severe droughts. Kraft Heinz considers Washington state for tomato cultivation due to these challenging conditions. [Source](