Tomato prices rise Rs 60-80/kg in Delhi-NCR due to rains

The national capital region gets tomato supplies from neighbouring states like Haryana, Punjab and hilly states.

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Tomatoes are cultivated by farmers in Narayangaon near Pune, Nashik, Beed and Pusegaon, among other areas. In Narayangaon alone, around 18,000 acre usually comes under tomato cultivation, resulting in a production of about 1,400 tonne a day.

Tomato prices have skyrocketed to Rs 60-80 per kg in the retail markets of the national capital due to disruption in supply because of rains. Local vendors are selling tomatoes in the price range of Rs 60-80 per kg depending on the quality and localities.

According to the government data, tomatoes price stood at Rs 60 per kg at Delhi and Gurugram. The national capital region gets tomato supplies from neighbouring states like Haryana, Punjab and hilly states.

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