BK said to be considering tomato-purchase switch

MIAMI Burger King may start buying tomatoes from areas other than southwestern Florida to avoid paying the additional penny-a-pound charge that a farm workers advocacy group there is pressing on quick-service chains, the Associated Press reported.

The news agency said it intercepted a letter from the chain to its suppliers, citing the possibility of a change in its tomato procurement policy beginning this year. The communication was reportedly written in December b

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