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Due to the growing price hike of tomato sauce in 2008, the tomato planting area worldwide has largely increased. In 2009, the output of tomatoes for processing in the world has increased by 15.6% year-on-year to 42.317 million tons. In particular, China experienced the largest growth in output of tomatoes for processing. The output of tomatoes for processing in China reached 8.65 million tons in 2009, up 35.1% from a year earlier, increasing the proportion to 20.5% in the global total tomato output for processing; while China’s output of tomato products approximated 1.1 million tons.