Dutch feel optimistic Dutch growers are facing the coming season with far more optimism than last year when overproduction and overlapping competition from Spain and the Canary Isles affected prices. The Canary Isles crop has been affected by poor growing conditions and bad weather even at this late stage of harvesting. Meanwhile Dutch glasshouse tomato production has remained remarkably stable at 1,200 hectares over the last three years. {{FRESH PRODUCE }}