Tomato exports abroad increased this year by about 20 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture – Hoy 24

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, al-Baker’s exports amounted to 1,607,000 tons during the 2021-2022 season (September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022), an increase 13 percent compared to the 2020-2021 season.

The ministry explained, in a statement, that despite the difficult international context, early morning exports registered a good performance during the 2021-2022 campaign, noting that tomatoes, the main product of the early morning sector, reached 670,000 tons (+19 percent) .

The source added that red fruit exports, for their part, registered a remarkable growth of 125,400 tons, which represents an increase of 18 percent compared to the previous campaign.