square tomatoes??

sac18789 at csus.edu sac18789 at csus.edu
Tue Sep 19 13:45:11 EST 1995


just as a side note, these square toms were developed at University of
California at Davis.



In article <arkrause-1609951943340001 at 192.0.2.1>, arkrause at amherst.edu
(Alan K) wrote:

> In article <scupin.811145886 at rintintin.Colorado.EDU>,
> scupin at rintintin.Colorado.EDU (Know One) wrote:
> 
> > Has anyone heard of genetically engineered square tomatoes?
> > My friend told me they were developed because they shipped better 
> > than the normal ones, but the public freaked out about them and they
> > didn't sell.
> The "square" tomato is still being grown, and yes, it was developed for
> shipping/packing purposes. The public didn't "freak out" because these
> were/are rarely made available to the general public. They are being grown
> and shipped to companies like Hienz and Hunts. (Your next burger may have
> ketchup made from square toms).
> 
> -- 
> _/_/_/_/  Alan K  _/_/_/_/  arkrause at amherst.edu  _/_/_/_/_/



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