02/09/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2018 10:08
The irresistible concoction of dough, tomato paste, cheese, and toppings is one thing most Americans agree on. Old or young, man or woman, pepperoni or mushroom… Doesn't matter. Pizza rules.
Hillsborough County, with its proliferation of tomato farms and processing plants, helps satisfy the nation's craving for pizza. To some people, Ruskin is synonymous with tomatoes. In recent years,
subdivisions have sprouted where many tomato fields once stood. But the County still produces a lot of the fruit, a staple of pizza and so many other foods.
Here are some facts about pizza, provided by National Day Calendars:
Learn more about tomatoes, one of Hillsborough County's best-known commodities.Photo caption: Pizza from the Boltsborough event celebrating the Tampa Bay Lightning going to the Stanley Cup finals