Tomato prices going through the roof, but middlemen ‘stealing’ profits

There is huge demand for tomatoes in the market and the price has crossed Rs 80 a kg.

published on : 19th May 2022

Lessons from Rs 2 – Rs 100 Tomato pendulum  

The steep fluctuation of prices in a crop whose consumption and cultivation cycles are well documented speaks volumes about the patchy intervention measures taken over the years.

published on : 19th May 2022

Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 75 per kg in Andhra Pradesh's Rajamahendravaram

Farmers and traders are attributing the increase in prices to crop damage due to the torrid summer and though water is available, the yield is less due to hot summer days. 

published on : 15th May 2022

It's not tomato flu, fever caused by HFMD virus variant: Health Secy Radhakrishnan

Radhakrishnan said Tamil Nadu is set to reach the 94% mark soon in vaccination of individuals above 18 years of age.

published on : 14th May 2022

Low yield pushes tomato retail price to Rs 70/kg in Tiruppur

R Jagathish, a farmer from Chittambalam village in Palladam said he lost half an acre of yield because of summer.

published on : 13th May 2022

Tomato fever sours school holiday season

Coronavirus is no more the fearsome behemoth it initially was. People are sanguine that the pandemic has passed for good.

published on : 12th May 2022

Tomato flu, Nipah keep Karnataka health dept on alert

Nipah is a zoonotic disease and the virus can be transmitted to humans from animals, mainly bats or pigs.

published on : 12th May 2022

Kids from Kerala screened for 'tomato flu' at Tamil Nadu's Walayar border

The infection causes children below 5 years to suffer fever, skin irritation and rashes, dehydration and blisters on several parts of the body.

published on : 11th May 2022

Farmers worried as tomato prices likely to fall again

Volatile prices of tomatoes at the Madanapalle and Palamaneru markets are giving farmers the jitters.

published on : 4th 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

Telangana: Feast on pink and yellow tomatoes soon, courtesy Wanaparthy genetics professor

The professor has also developed a variety of red amaranth (thotakura), which is a high-yielding variety and contains anthocyanin pigment. 

published on : 21st March 2022

With glut in production, tomatoes at throwaway prices in Hyderabad markets  

Tomatoes, one of the essential vegetables, are being sold at throwaway prices at vegetable markets and rythu bazaars across Hyderabad.

published on : 15th March 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 fall to Rs 1 a kilo in Anantapur markets

Good yield and increase in arrivals from various sources lead to slump in demand 

published on : 25th February 2022
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