Farmers in Coimbatore dump tomatoes after price falls to Rs 50 per 15 kg

But the fall in prices has forced many farmers to directly sell to people at Rs 10 per kg, instead of approaching middlemen or market agents.

published on : 19th July 2022

Tomatoes from Kolar arrive, bring down price to Rs 90/kg

People make a beeline to Rythu Bazaars to buy fruit at Rs 65 a kg  

published on : 26th May 2022

Amid price surge, tomatoes vanish from local markets in Odisha

Local production from Semiliguda, Nandapur, Lamataput, Pottangi and Koraput blocks has also been hit due to high temperature this year.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Tomato prices on fire, pay more to eat out

 With soaring lemon prices, an essential to beat summer heat, now tomatoes have become costly with a kilo costing Rs 75-80 in retail.

published on : 3rd May 2022

For ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series, its a case of diminishing returns

The eight Harry Potter films were responsible for over $7.7 billion in box office, while the first two “Fantastic Beasts” films made $1.5 billion total.

published on : 19th April 2022

Tomatoes sink to Rs 5/kg, Tiruppur farmers destroy crop

Several farmers crushed tomato plants using tractors as the price dropped to Rs 5 per kilogram. The retail price is Rs 10 per kilogram in Tiruppur district.

published on : 15th February 2022

Tomato farmers of Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur mull pandal structures to prevent waterlogging

According to Tamil Nadu Farmers Association (Tiruppur) vice president SR Madhusoodan, many farmers had not set up pandals, despite being aware of its advantages.

published on : 14th December 2021

Tomatoes dearer again, retail prices cross Rs 100 per kilo

A resident of Velachery, V Gouri, lamented about spending nearly Rs 1,000 on vegetables that too only for a week.

published on : 6th December 2021

Tomato price to reach Rs 100/kg in Chennai

Abdul Khader, secretary of Koyambedu Vegetable Wholesale Merchants’ Association, said vegetables like brinjal and ladies finger are also selling above Rs 100 at the market.

published on : 5th December 2021

Thieves steal three crates of tomatoes in Andhra Pradesh

The Madanapalle market in Chittoor, and Pathikonda, Pyapili and Adoni markets in Kurnool, had witnessed a steep rise in the prices of tomatoes to a record Rs 150 a kg just a week ago.

published on : 28th November 2021

Nod sought for using empty space at market to unload tomatoes

When the petition, filed by the Thanthai Periyar Tomato Traders Welfare Association, came up for hearing before Justice R Suresh Kumar,

published on : 27th November 2021

Farmers’ pockets empty even as prices go sky-high

Crop damage and low yield mean tomato farmers get little benefit from the high prices of the staple

published on : 27th November 2021

Tomatoes rationed in Coimbatore to prevent bulk purchase

While the Uzhavar Sandhai price stood at Rs 70-75 per kg, in Coimbatore, tomato retailed at Rs 120 on Thursday, November 25.

published on : 26th November 2021

At Rs 110 per kg, tomato prices in Hyderabad on par with petrol now

Due to scarcity of tomatoes in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, demand for local tomatoes from Vantimamidi has further increased.

published on : 24th November 2021

Tomato wholesale price up to Rs 130 a kg at Madanapalle market

The more than 110% week-on-week increase has been attributed to the torrential rains in and around Madanapalle, which led to a shortfall of the vegetable.

published on : 24th November 2021

Veggie prices burn holes in consumers’ pockets

As heavy rains continued to batter several parts of the State, the vendors are predicting that the prices might increase further in the coming days.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Tomato price hits century in Madanapalle

The tomato price touched Rs 98 per one kilo in November 2016. Less arrivals to the market reportedly due to change in climatic conditions have resulted in the price rise of tomatoes. 

published on : 18th November 2021

Tomatoes turn dearer, courtesy rains

With heavy downpour impacting arrival of vegetables from north India, cost of many vegetables shoot up; tomatoes are worst hit with a kg costing Rs 100 at Koyambedu

published on : 9th November 2021

Martin Scorsese blasts review aggregator websites Rotten Tomatoes and CinemaScore for 'devaluation of cinema'

Scorsese, known for modern American classics such as "Taxi Driver", "Raging Bull", "The Aviator" and "The Departed", said there are people who understand and appreciate cinema as a true art form.. (Ph

published on : 1st May 2018

Why tomatoes lose flavour in fridge

Because their genes chill out

published on : 18th October 2016