In the United States, California, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan lead in growing processing tomatoes. In 1997 the total U.S. processing tomato crop was harvested from 283,370 acres with a total yield of 9,972,650 tons (average yield = 35.19 tons/acre), and a
total value of $605,350,000. In 1997, U.S. production of processed tomatoes was down about 15% from 1996.
The following data shows production (tons), harvested acres, yield (tons/acre) and total value ($) of the processed tomato crop for the major processed tomato producing states for the period 1993 to 1997.