Source: citifmonline.com - The price of fresh tomatoes continues to drop in some major markets across the country this week.
Checks by Esoko Ghana revealed that there has been a stable supply of the local tomatoes from the growing areas such as Tuabodom, Akumadan and Navrongo.
A “medium size tomato tin” full of fresh tomatoes sold about Gh¢13.21 dropping 31 percent in Accra.
In Kumasi it dropped 24 percent to close the week at Gh¢7.00.
Techiman experienced an 11 percent decrease to close at Gh¢ 10.00, with Takoradi also loosing 6 percent to close the week at Gh¢ 14.40.
The commodity, however, gained 22 percent in Bawku to close the week at Gh¢12.00.
Meanwhile, some commodities made marginal gains this week.
The highest gain of 3 percent was made by cowpea and maize with an olunka of cowpea been sold at an average price of Gh¢7.40 while maize was sold at Gh¢ 4.50 per olunka.
Wheat, however, made losses of 9 and 1 percent respectively to close the week.
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