Tomato Price Hike: The impact of inflation on the general public is increasing. After the rise in the prices of everyday items and edible oil, tomato prices are also seeing a rise. In the country’s capital Delhi, the prices of tomatoes have increased by 44 percent in the last one month. Let us tell you that due to heat and low production, its supply has been affected.
Price increased by Rs 32 to Rs 46
Let us tell you that the price of tomato in the country’s capital has increased by 44 per cent to Rs 46 per kg in the last one month. According to the data available on the website of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, the price of tomato in Delhi has increased from Rs 32 a kg since May 16 to Rs 46 a kg on Wednesday.
Price is 62 rupees per kg in Mother Dairy
Apart from this, if we talk about Mother Dairy’s store, then the price of normal tomato here is Rs 62 per kg. Local vegetable vendors are selling tomatoes at a price of around Rs 60 per kg.
Know why the prices rose?
Traders attributed the rise in prices to crop failure in South India. He said that tomatoes from North India are being sent to the markets of the South, which affected the supply in Delhi region. Traders said that the prices are expected to come down only after 10-15 days.
What are the rates in Metro City?
According to ministry data, prices in Mumbai have increased from Rs 63 on May 15 to Rs 72 per kg on June 15, while tomato prices in Kolkata are almost unchanged at Rs 82 per kg. In Chennai, the prices have come down from Rs 73 per kg to Rs 58.
Check what is the price of Tomato?
According to the data, the average price of tomatoes in major cities of the country increased to Rs 53.32 per kg on June 15 from Rs 42.03 on May 16. The ideal price of tomato increased to Rs 50 per kg on June 15, from Rs 24 on May 16, 2022. The maximum and minimum price of tomato was Rs 110 and Rs 23 per kg respectively on June 15. On May 16, the maximum price was Rs 100 per kg and the minimum price was Rs 9 per kg.
On the basis of data collected from 167 market centers spread across the country, 22 essential commodities (rice, wheat, flour, chana dal, tur dal, urad dal, moong dal, masoor dal, sugar, jaggery, groundnut oil, mustard, etc.) oil, vegetable, sunflower oil, soya oil, palm oil, tea, milk, potato, onion, tomato and salt).