• Nigeria can produce N32b worth tomato paste annually – Ministry

    Nigeria can produce N32b worth tomato paste annually – Ministry

    According to reports, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday said the country has market volume of 150,000 tonnes of tomato paste valued at N32 billion annually.

    The Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, stated this in Abuja at a workshop organised by the Federal Department of Agriculture in collaboration with Fadama III programme for stakeholders.

    Ahmed said that the national output has also been at the average of 1.7 million tonnes, while the demand was 2.4 […]