Chennai Koyambedu Vegetable Market Tomato Price Increase
Due to Southwest monsoon rainy season in Andhra and Karnataka the quantity of receiving tomatoes in Chennai Koyambedu Vegetable Market has reduced considerably. Because of this, the price of tomato has gone up to Rs. 45 per kg.
Because of the above reasons, the number of trucks with tomato reaching Koyambedu has reduced from 60 lorries daily to only 40 lorries daily. Consequently, the price of good quality tomato, which was sold at Rs. 25 per kg, is now being sold at Rs. 45 per kg. The price of other vegetables, which have gone up: Sambar (small) onion – Rs. 115 per kg. Okra or Lady’s finger – Rs. 35 per kg. Beans – Rs. 60 per kg.