Price of Tomatoes in Botswana

Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.

Prices for Botswana tomatoes have changed over time. Prior to 2019, 1 kilo of tomatoes was going for US$1.67 in 2017 and US$0.59 in 2018. In 2019 the export price changed to $1.32 per kilo, by 123.291%.

High return markets in 2019 for Botswana tomatoes for a kilo were fetched from exports to Namibia and South Africa. The exports of tomatoes from Botswana are classified as:

  • Tomatoes, whole or in pieces, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (HS code 200210)
  • Tomatoes, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (excluding whole or in pieces) (HS code 200290)
  • Tomatoes, fresh or chilled (HS code 070200)

The prices of tomatoes in Botswana per tonne for the years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 were US$ 2,750.00, US$ 1,666.67, US$ 590.91 and US$ 1,333.33 respectively.

The total values in export for tomatoes in Botswana were US$ 176, US$ 80, US$ 208 and US$ 192 in US dollar thousand for the years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 in that order.

How much is 1kg tomatoes?

Buy Fresho Tomato Local 1 Kg Online At Best Price of Rs 24.50 – bigbasket.

How much does a tomatoes cost?

In 2021, the retail price of field-grown tomatoes in the United States was 1.91 U.S. dollars per pound, a slight increase from the previous year.

How much is milk in Botswana?

Cost of Living in Botswana

Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle)10.95P
Water (12 oz small bottle)6.62P
Milk (regular), (1 gallon)55.59P

Why tomato price is high?

Since 70 per cent of the tomatoes are being supplied from other states, the traders have to pay heavy transportation charges, leading to the rise in prices.

In which month tomato price is high?

Seasonal variation (Tomato)

On the other hand, between July and November, as only 30% of the total production is harvested, the prices rise due to low supply.