Coalition of Immokalee Workers reaches agreement with Pacific Tomato Growers

10/13/10 Seán Kinane
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Florida farmworkers have been working for a decade to get paid a penny more per pound when they pick tomatoes. Today their Campaign for Fair Food dream is a step closer to a universal reality. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers announced an agreement with Pacific Tomato Growers, one of the country’s largest tomato producers. They say it “sets new standards for social responsibility and accountability in Florida’s tomato industry.” Gerardo Reyes is a staff member with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.


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