Tomato prices

Tomato price touches 100/kg in Kurnool

In Kurnool, less arrivals to the market led to the abnormal increase in the tomato price.

published on : 21st May 2022

Big slump in wholesale prices, tomato sold at Rs 7 per kg in Chennai

The prices have been on a decline for three weeks now, and traders said it will continue to be so for at least a month due to the continued rise in the arrival of vegetables to the market.

published on : 14th March 2022

Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 140 per kg in southern states of India due to rains

Tomato prices are ruling high since September-end in most retail markets of the country but there has been a sharp rise is southern states of late due to continuous rains.

published on : 6th December 2021

In bid to bring down soaring prices, HC allows temporary parking for tomato traders at Koyambedu market

However, Justice Suresh Kumar stressed that retail trade is not allowed on the space allotted for unloading the commodity and if this is violated, the access will be denied.

published on : 29th November 2021

Tomato prices to remain elevated for two more months: Crisil Research

Prices have risen 142 per cent as on November 25 and will remain elevated for two more months till harvest from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan starts.

published on : 26th November 2021

Koyambedu tomato traders approach HC for parking facility, say it will bring down soaring prices

However, another section of traders said the claim of Thanthai Periyar Tomato Traders Welfare Association of bringing down the prices to Rs 40 per kg is not possible given the prevailing conditions

published on : 25th November 2021

Retail tomato prices at Rs 80/kg in most cities, rise up to Rs 120/kg in south due to rains

In Chennai, retail price of tomato was at Rs 100 per kg, Puducherry Rs 90 per kg, Bengalure Rs 88 per kg and Hyderabad Rs 65 per kg.

published on : 23rd November 2021

In Andhra, tomato replaced with tamarind in curries

People are replacing tomatoes with tamarind in curries due to the high prices of the red fruit, a key ingredient in Indian curries. 

published on : 19th November 2021

Tomato prices soar to Rs 75 per kg in East Godavari district

Earlier in October, floods and heavy rains led to the increase in vegetable prices due to lack of transportation.

published on : 8th November 2021

Tomato prices touch Rs 40 kilo in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool

The low yield in neighbouring Telangana and Maharashtra due to heavy rains there have led to good demand for the produce from Kurnool.

published on : 17th October 2021

Tomato prices skyrocket as rains destroy crops in Tamil Nadu

A trader from Tiruchy wholesale market said that being a staple, tomatoes are sought after throughout the year and due to a shortage in supply, prices will remain high for a few more days.

published on : 11th October 2021

Tomato prices crash to Rs 4/kg amid supply glut in most growing states

In fact, the wholesale prices of tomato in 23 growing centres out of 31 monitored by the government were down by 50 per cent from the year-ago period or below three-year seasonal average.

published on : 30th August 2021