BA: Tomatoes Shortage Hit Sunyani

Tomatoes traders in Sunyani the Brong Ahafo regional capital says they are finding it difficult doing business as they have to travel to neighboring countries to get it.

Ark news in an interview with some of the traders randomly, they lamented on the high amount they pay before transporting the items back home.

Earlier this week, residents in Sunyani complained of paying huge amounts in purchasing little tomatoes for their daily consumption.

They are of the view that the tomatoes given them do not match the price they pay accusing the sellers of cheating whiles some have divert from purchasing of fresh tomatoes for tin and sachet ones.

Meanwhile the traders [sellers] are also calling on the government to intervene for farmers in Ghana to acquire machines they can work with all the time to make vegetables available at all times as seen in the neighbouring countries.

They said prices of the tomatoes in the market will continue to surge till its season in Ghana.

By: Ophelia Aboagyewaa Kumi

News Reporter

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