Retail price of tomato: There has been a huge increase in the price of tomatoes since last 1 month. Due to the increase in the price of tomatoes, the budget of every kitchen has also increased. The rising prices of tomatoes are creating new records day by day in different corners of the country. In the rainy season, there is a huge increase in the prices of vegetables other than tomatoes. In many areas of Uttarakhand, the price of tomato has crossed Rs 200 per kg. Tomato is being sold at Rs 250 per kg in Gangotri Dham.
Prices increased due to non-supply of vegetables
tomato prices The reason for the increase is being attributed to heavy rains and shortage in the supply of vegetables. Due to this there has been a huge increase in the price of vegetables. Common people are troubled by the rising prices of vegetables day by day. According to the data released by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs a day ago, a tomato was sold for Rs 162 in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. But the lowest price is Rs 31 per kg in Churu district of Rajasthan.
McDonald’s has stopped using tomatoes
The skyrocketing price of tomatoes is affecting not only the common man, but also restaurants and fast food centres. McDonald’s and Burger King have stated that they do not use tomatoes in some of their products. The reason for this is said to be inflation and non-availability of good quality tomatoes. McDonald’s clarified that the decision to remove tomatoes from the menu was made keeping safety standards in mind.
before this Tamil Nadu The government has taken a new decision and has offered to compensate the public for the high cost of tomatoes. Tomato at Rs 60 per kg in ration shops from the state government. Available After this phase, tomatoes will be sold at Rs 60 per kg at Pannai Pasumai (Farm Fresh) shops in Chennai, Coimbatore, Salem, Erode and Vellore. In the order issued by the government, it has been said that the price at which it will be sold.