The demand for tomato puree has also increased in offline stores and retailers and in many places the stocks are also running out. On the other hand, the manufacturing companies are also increasing its production.
Due to the production and supply chain being affected due to rain, the rising prices of tomatoes have also affected the products prepared from it. Talking about Tomato Puree itself, its demand has increased manifold on online grocery platforms like Big Basket, Swiggy Instamart, Blinkit.
The demand for tomato puree has also increased in offline stores and retailers and in many places the stocks are also running out. On the other hand, the manufacturing companies are also increasing its production. However, the rising prices of tomatoes are also expected to affect the prices of tomato products.
Tomato puree demand increased by 300%
Mother Dairy, a leading company in the puree and frozen vegetable sector, has seen a significant increase in the demand for its products in the last two weeks. At the same time, the demand for frozen vegetables has increased by 50 percent.
In this regard, a spokesperson of Mother Dairy (Fruit and Vegetable) said in a conversation with BQ Prime that the demand for tomato puree has increased significantly, considering which we have increased the production.
A spokesperson for Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt Ltd said, “There has been a 300% increase in demand for Safal Tomato Puree in the last 15 days. Keeping in view the demand surge, the production of Tomato Puree has been increased.
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Tomato prices increased wildly, the government gave relief!
In the retail markets of Delhi-NCR, the prices of fresh tomatoes have increased wildly in the past. Tomato, which was sold at Rs 28-30 per kg, has crossed Rs 200 in less than a month.
However, on the instructions of the ‘Department of Consumer Affairs’ under the Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs, tomatoes are being made available at cheaper rates in Delhi-NCR from Friday. At present, tomatoes are being made available to the people at the rate of Rs.90 per kg. It was told that this system will be started in other cities also on weekends.