$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna

Must Read

List of Access Bank Sort Codes & Branches (with addresses) in Nigeria

The sort code is a number which usually identifies both the bank and the branch where an account is...

#BBNaija: Betway Launches New Predict and Win Promo

Betway, premium gaming and online entertainment brand, and the headline sponsor of Big Brother Naija has launched a new...

List of Guaranty Trust Bank Sort Codes & Branches (with addresses) in Nigeria

The sort code is a number that usually identifies both the bank and the branch where an account is...
- Advertisement -

Tomato Jos, an agricultural production company, says it has “commenced” a $5 million tomato processing plant in Kaduna state.

The company, which operates a commercial farm system, made the announcement via its Twitter handle on Monday.

Today, the 27th of January, 2020, we commence our most audacious project yet; a 5million dollar tomato processing plant in Kaduna State,” the tweet read.

The company boasts of producing seven times the national yield of tomatoes in the country in the last five years.

- Advertisement -

Its model is to “help smallholder farmers to grow excellent tomatoes and convert those tomatoes to make high-quality tomato paste”.

“The farmers who partner with us receive support during the growing season and are guaranteed a fair, consistent price when their crops are ready for harvest. And once our product hits the market, the consumers will get to eat fresh, delicious tomato paste while supporting the Nigerian economy,”statement on its website read.

In a video documentary, Mira Mehta, the company’s managing director, said the factory will produce 85 tonnes of tomatoes daily.

Read Also:  NERC Issues Meter Installation Permits to Eko, Kaduna DisCo’s MAPs

Nigeria is reported to be Africa’s third-largest importer of tomato paste, importing from China and some other Asian countries.

- Advertisement -

In February, Audu Ogbeh, the former minister of agriculture, had said the federal government would ban the importation of tomato paste before the end of 2019.

- Advertisement -
$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna - Brand Spur$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna - Brand Spur

Subscribe to BrandSpur Ng

Subscribe for latest updates. Signup to best of brands and business news, informed analysis and opinions among others that can propel you, your business or brand to greater heights.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Read Also:  BATTLE GETS TOUGHER AS KADUNA, OSUN, OGUN SHINE AT COWBELLPEDIA SEASON 5

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna - Brand Spur$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna - Brand Spur

Latest News

Maritime Fairtrade Launches Localised Websites Across ASEAN, Advocating Ethical Shipping Practices

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - By launching localised websites across ASEAN countries like Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia, Maritime...

The committee of the first Harmony & Synergy & World Peace International Forum established as a warm-up

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - Taiwan's First Harmony & Synergy & World Peace International Forum was scheduled to be held in 2020, but...

Finding Work From Home Talent & Opportunities in Singapore & Malaysia is Made Easier on Dream Career Builder

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - Dream Career Builder introduces a new "Work from Home" feature in its search function to meet employment needs amid the...

Gingko House Gives Hong Kongers A Reason to #ShareASmile

10,000 “Smiley Meal Boxes” Shared with the Needy HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 27 September 2020 - Over the last 10 days, Gingko House and the Hong Kong...

Lagos based business man wins TYLgames N1million grand prize (Photos)

A Lagos based young entrepreneur, Emmanuel Umoga, has emerged the first N1million grand prize winner at the inaugural draw and cheque presentation ceremony of...
- Advertisement -
BrandsPur Weekly Cartoons
- Advertisement -$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna - Brand Spur$5m Tomato Processing Plant ‘Commences’ in Kaduna - Brand Spur