Tomato processing firm commences production in Kaduna
Written by News Room on March 22, 2022
Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited has commenced the production of tomato paste variants for the Nigerian and West African markets.
The new tomato paste variant, packaged in a 65-gram sachet, is produced directly from fresh tomatoes grown in Kaduna State and other parts of the North.
Unveiling the products, which are intended to circulate in the Nigerian market, the Executive Secretary of the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency, Khalil Nur Khalil said that despite the huge security challenges, it would continue to woo foreign investors to the state.
Khalil also commended the firm for believing in the state, noting that the state government would continue to support Tomato Jos Company whenever the need arises.
Speaking at the event, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tomato Jos, Mira Mehta, said that the investment in the factory has attracted an initial capital outlay of 30 million dollars and an additional 1 billion naira, saying that she was proud to see the dream come true.
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