About ketchup

The world's major tomato sauce producing countries are distributed in North America, the Mediterranean coast and parts of South America. In 1999, the global processing of tomato harvest, tomato paste output increased by 20% from 3.14 million tons in the previous year to 3.75 million tons, reaching the highest level in history. The supply of raw materials and products exceeded the demand, so many countries reduced the planting area in 2000. The total output of tomato raw materials for processing in the 11 major producing countries in 2000 was about 22.1 million tons, which was 9 percentage points lower than that recorded in 1999. The United States, Turkey and Western Mediterranean countries decreased by 21%, 17% and 8% respectively. Chile, Spain, Portugal, Israel and other countries also had a decline in the production of processed tomato raw materials. The oversupply of last year also made the major tomato production in 2000 / 2001 The total output of tomato paste in the producing countries (except the United States) decreased by about 20% on average, but the total export volume increased by 13% compared with the previous year, mainly from Italy, Portugal and Greece.


The United States is the world's largest producer and consumer of tomato products. Its processed tomatoes are mainly used to produce ketchup. In 2000, the decline in its processed tomato production was mainly to ease the inventory of tomato products in the previous year and to raise the depressed product prices caused by the closure of tri Valley growers, its largest tomato product producer. In the first 11 months of 2000, U.S. exports of tomato products decreased by 1% compared with the same period of the previous year, while exports of tomato products decreased by 4%. Canada is still the leading importer of tomato paste and other products from the United States. Due to the sharp decrease in imports to Italy, the import volume of tomato products in the United States decreased by 49% and 43% in 2000.

In 2006, the total amount of processing fresh tomatoes in the world was about 29 million tons, with the United States, the European Union and China ranking among the top three. According to the report of the world tomato organization, in recent years, 3 / 4 of the total output of processing tomato in the world is used to produce tomato paste, and the annual output of world tomato paste is about 3.5 million tons. China, Italy, Spain, Turkey, the United States, Portugal and Greece account for 90% of the global tomato paste export market. From 1999 to 2005, China's share of tomato paste export increased from 7.7% to 30% of the world's export market, while other producers showed a downward trend. Italy dropped from 35% to 29%, Turkey from 12% to 8%, and Greece from 9% to 5%.

China's tomato planting, processing and export are in a sustained growth trend. In 2006, China processed 4.3 million tons of fresh tomatoes and produced nearly 700000 tons of tomato paste.

JUMP MACHINERY (SHANGHAI) LIMITED main products are tomato paste, peeled tomato or broken pieces, seasoned tomato paste, tomato powder, lycopene, etc. Tomato paste in large package is the main product form, and its solid content is divided into 28% - 30% and 36% - 38%, most of which are packed in 220 liter aseptic bags. 10%-12%, 18%-20%, 20%-22%, 22%-24%, 24%-26% tomato sauce filled in tinplate can, PE bottles and glass bottles.

Post time: Sep-24-2020