The birth of AMITOM
In May 1979 five mediterranean countries, Spain, France, Greece, Italy and Portugal have founded an international mediterranean association for processed tomatoes.
The association will stimulate research for improving quality in production and processing and will study the possibilities for a better organisation of the market.
Miklichansky, J. (1980). The birth of AMITOM. Acta Hortic. 100, 435-436