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Reasons for increasing the price of tomato paste and removing tuna from the middle and poor strata in Iran

Tomato Sauce
Canned Tuna
Iran
Published Sep 2, 2021

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In an interview with ISNA, Seyyed Mohammad Mirrazavi stated that the reason for the increase in the price of tomato paste was the increase in the price of ingredients and said: "Currently, the price of each kilo of tomato is 2700 Tomans in Shiraz, 2400 Tomans in Mashhad and 2500 Tomans in Kermanshah." The reason for the low price in Mashhad is that exports to Afghanistan are almost zero. This is while these prices were maximum of 1500 Tomans in the last season.

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In an interview with ISNA, Seyyed Mohammad Mirrazavi stated that the reason for the increase in the price of tomato paste was the increase in the price of ingredients and said: "Currently, the price of each kilo of tomato is 2700 Tomans in Shiraz, 2400 Tomans in Mashhad and 2500 Tomans in Kermanshah." The reason for the low price in Mashhad is that exports to Afghanistan are almost zero. This is while these prices were maximum 1500 Tomans in the last season. Mir Razavi, referring to a 35% increase in wages, a 60% increase in the price of cans, Easy Open lids, cartons, nylon and glass, said: The prices of other canned foods have also increased due to the same conditions as the prices of beans, peas, etc. . He added: "Three years ago, the support organization set the price of tomato paste at 16,500 tomans, and the price of this product has not changed much during this period." Meanwhile, the prices of some items such as dairy products have increased by 400% during this period. Of ...
Source: Isna
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