Nigeria: Local Tomatoes Wasting As N11.7 Billion Foreign Is Imported

[Daily Trust]Kano, Gusau, Sokoto, Gombe, Abuja -Despite being the second largest producer of tomatoes in Africa after Egypt, with the production capacity of 1.2 million metric tons annually, Nigeria is a net importer of tomatoes and tomato pastes spending over N11 billion on it annually, a situation which experts and farmers say is unnecessary and a waste of resources.

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