Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Less production makes tomatoes out of reach

    NASHIK: Tomato prices have increased in Nashik due to a heavy shortfall in production, affecting the metro markets. The reason for the price rise is mainly due to low productionand high demand. In December last year there was a glut and tomato was sold at Rupee one per kg with most farmers finding it easier to use the vegetable as manure. Due to this scare, less number of farmers took the risk