Tomato farmers say they suffer losses due to low demand, operational costs

demand,losses,costs,tomato,farmers
Jordan
  • Date: 23-Sep-2022
  • Source: Jordan Times
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Country: Jordan
  • Who else needs to know?

Tomato farmers say they suffer losses due to low demand, operational costs

 

AMMAN — Tomato farmers are losing tens of thousands of dinars annually over unprofitable tomato seasons that they claim have been harmed by low prices in the local market and difficulty exporting to neighbouring countries.

Radi Ajarmeh, is a tomato farmer in the Tafileh Governorate, almost 180 kilometres south of Amman. Radi’s estimated his losses this tomato to be about JD60,000 so far.