Tomato prices soar to unprecedented levels, consumers reeling with prices at Rs 150 per kg

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Published June 20, 2024 at 3:28pm

    Tomato, a staple in many households, has shocked consumers

    Price of tomatoes has surged to Rs 150 per kilogram in Bengaluru

    Price hike can be attributed to a combination of factors

The humble tomato, a staple in many households, has shocked consumers with its skyrocketing price. Recently, the cost of tomatoes in supermarkets has reached an all-time high, leaving many people frustrated and struggling to adjust their budgets.

Also read: Karnataka: Farmer earns a windfall Rs 4 crore by selling tomatoes

In an unexpected turn, the price of tomatoes has surged to Rs 150 per kilogram in Bengaluru’s supermarkets. This dramatic increase has forced consumers to buy in smaller quantities, with a quarter kilogram now costing between Rs 20 and Rs 30, and half a kilogram priced at Rs 65 to Rs 70. In local markets, one kilogram of tomatoes is slightly cheaper, ranging from Rs 80 to Rs 90, while vegetable shops are selling it for Rs 100 to Rs 120.

The price hike can be attributed to a combination of factors, including recent heavy rains that have impacted agricultural yields and an increase in fuel prices, which has raised transportation costs. These factors have converged to drive the price of tomatoes to unprecedented levels, causing widespread concern among consumers.

The sudden jump in tomato prices has exacerbated the strain on household budgets, already stretched by rising costs of other daily essentials. As consumers grapple with these increases, many are hoping for a swift resolution to bring the cost of this kitchen staple back to affordable levels.

Tomato prices soar to unprecedented levels, consumers reeling with prices at Rs 150 per kg

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    Tomato, a staple in many households, has shocked consumers

    Price of tomatoes has surged to Rs 150 per kilogram in Bengaluru

    Price hike can be attributed to a combination of factors

The humble tomato, a staple in many households, has shocked consumers with its skyrocketing price. Recently, the cost of tomatoes in supermarkets has reached an all-time high, leaving many people frustrated and struggling to adjust their budgets.

Also read: Karnataka: Farmer earns a windfall Rs 4 crore by selling tomatoes

In an unexpected turn, the price of tomatoes has surged to Rs 150 per kilogram in Bengaluru’s supermarkets. This dramatic increase has forced consumers to buy in smaller quantities, with a quarter kilogram now costing between Rs 20 and Rs 30, and half a kilogram priced at Rs 65 to Rs 70. In local markets, one kilogram of tomatoes is slightly cheaper, ranging from Rs 80 to Rs 90, while vegetable shops are selling it for Rs 100 to Rs 120.

The price hike can be attributed to a combination of factors, including recent heavy rains that have impacted agricultural yields and an increase in fuel prices, which has raised transportation costs. These factors have converged to drive the price of tomatoes to unprecedented levels, causing widespread concern among consumers.

The sudden jump in tomato prices has exacerbated the strain on household budgets, already stretched by rising costs of other daily essentials. As consumers grapple with these increases, many are hoping for a swift resolution to bring the cost of this kitchen staple back to affordable levels.

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