The price of tomatoes falls in the markets of Los Mochis, Sinaloa

Los Mochis, Sinaloa.- The tomato prices have fallen substantially during the last days in the markets of the city of Los Mochis for the benefit of consumers.

And it is that this food product, which is considered to be of the first order in the kitchen of all Mexicans, began to be distributed as of this week to prices that fluctuate between 10 and 15 pesos per kilo, almost 75 and 80 percent less than the prices it reached at the end of 2021.

Some consumers who yesterday made their purchases at the Mercadito Independencia revealed the prices that the vegetable now presents helps them as consumers, since in previous weeks the product reached prices of up to 40 pesos per kilo.

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Mrs. Josefina Medina revealed that the prices that tomatoes now have are in their favor because, due to their high cost, they could only buy two or three tomatoes to cover their basic needs, since it is a vegetable that is used in the preparation of a countless foods that were prepared in homes.

Fortunately, today they can already acquire a greater quantity of product taking advantage of its low prices and that will allow them to improve the nutrition of their families, he assured.

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The low prices of the product are also attributed to the lower prices that this product reached at a national and international level as a result of the increase that occurs in its harvests, given that normally at this time of year the harvesting work is increasing in the areas of production and that causes that there is a greater offer of product and that its prices are consequently diminished.

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Consumers also began to buy more peppers and cucumbers, other food products that have lowered their prices in the region.

Tomás Chávez Salomón is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa. He was a professor at the Faculty until he retired. She took courses in English, typing, and writing at Ventura College, California, and a year of master’s degree in communication at the Universidad de Occidente. He began his journalistic career in Noroeste de Los Mochis in 1988. He worked as a reporter, columnist, editorialist, head of information and opening editor at EL DEBATE de Los Mochis from 1990 to 2012. Awarded with recognition from the Los Mochis Corresponsalía Mexican Cultural Seminar in 2007. He was founding president of the Association of Journalists “Aarón Flores Heredia” of northern Sinaloa and founding member of the Mexico section of International Investigative Reporters. He is fluent in Spanish and English. He has been president of the Los Mochis Firefighters Board since March 2014.

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