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May 28, 2018
Fuel crisis: Hit by rising transport prices, Maharashtra's farmers would rather let the tomato crop rot in the fieldsMaharashtra's farmers are a worried lot. Diesel now costs Rs 73.64 in Mumbai. By comparison, it sells at Rs 69.17 in Delhi.
Sep 18, 2017
No more rotten tomatoes: New start-up helps increase tomato shelf lifeProVegie, the technology, taps into the fundamental knowledge behind how tomatoes respire, to create specially designed packaging that allows this respiration, while retaining nutrition, taste and aroma.
Sep 01, 2016
People pelted with tomatoes at Spain's annual Tomatina festivalThousands of people celebrated the annual "Tomatina" festival in eastern Spain. Revellers on trucks threw tomatos into the crowd.
Jun 14, 2016
Crop damage hits tomato supply; prices surge up to Rs 80 per kgTomato prices in most retail markets across the country have doubled to up to Rs 80 per kg in last 15 days due to sluggish supply owing to crop damage.
Aug 27, 2015
La Tomatina festival: Revelers hurl tomatoes at the annual festival in SpainThe 70th anniversary of La Tomatina, the yearly Spanish tomato-throwing festival that attracts tens of thousands to the tiny town of Buñol, Spain.
Aug 12, 2014
Rains in Maharashtra spell good news: Vegetable prices to go down furtherThe prices of tomatoes have come down to Rs 24-26 from Rs 60 a kilo a fortnight ago. However, tomatoes that are procured from outside Maharashtra from centres such as Bangalore cost Rs 42-45 a kg.
Aug 06, 2014
Gujarati version of 'La Tomatina' gets govt's goat, organisers to pay penaltyAbout 3000 youth celebrated friendship day by hurling tomatoes at one another for Rs 300 a head, their local version of Spanish fest La Tomatina.
Aug 04, 2014
Vadodara hosts tomato fight festival, locals lash out at 'wastage'Youngsters on Sunday celebrated a tomato fight festival to mark the Friendship Day, receiving criticism for wastage of tomatoes.
Jul 22, 2014
Essential Commodities Act: Govt plans to make hoarding non-bailable offenceOn July 4, the Centre had decided to amend the law to make hoarding a non-bailable offence to check food inflation. The decision was taken at a meeting of state food and consumer affairs ministers.
May 22, 2012
It's the middlemen again: Price of potatoes up 53%, tomatoes 33%The aloo is passed from farmer to middleman after middleman and then to the final vendor like a hot potato, climbing in price at every stage.