• 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 […]

  • GoodNews!!! Tomato price crashes from N25,000 to N800 per basket

    GoodNews!!! Tomato price crashes from N25,000 to N800 per basket

    This is no joke. A small basket of tomato, which sold for N25,000 in May, is now going for N800 in Kaduna.  It had been all anger and pain for households as the price of tomatoes hit the roof across the country as a result of scarcity caused by tuta absoluta, also known as ‘tomatoc ebola’.

    This affected the crop in most parts of the north-west, notably Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina and Kano states. As a result, the basket prices jumped from the […]

  • See What Tomato Scarcity Caused in Lagos … Photos

    See What Tomato Scarcity Caused in Lagos … Photos

    This man traveled to the North for an official assignment and when he saw fresh tomatoes which were cheaper, He business acumen came into play and this is what happened.

    This man traveled to the North for an official assignment and when he saw fresh tomatoes which were cheaper, He business acumen came into play and this is what happened.

    I feel sad for the brand new Land

  • Dangote opens a Tomato Factory in Nigeria to reduce China importation

    Dangote opens a Tomato Factory in Nigeria to reduce China importation

    Business mogul and entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote has opened a Tomato factory in the northern part of Nigeria which will go a long way in creating employment for the people.

    The Dangote Group, owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has opened a tomato-processing factory near Nigeria’s northern city of Kano aimed at vying for the local market with imports from China.

    “We have fully started operations today and the target is 1,200 metric tons per day,” the managing director of Dangote Farms […]