Project Profile on Tomato Candy and related products.
Tomato is a very popular vegetable throughout the country and it is grown in many states .Apart from use in vegetables, its down stream products like soup, concentrates, sauce, puree, ketchup are also equally popular items in India and Abroad and they have a longer shelf life unlike fresh tomatoes. Tomato is perishable and needs to be transported carefully to avoid damage during transit. With the advent of new technology, many down the line products are made and are consumed round the year as table enriches. These products have become inevitable in daily life. The activities generate more employment opportunities in Rural Area. Manufacturing of these items are required FPO license and as such the Quality is ensured. The product is having very good demand in the National Market as well as Export Oriented. The Best advantage of making it as a candy is that it increases the shell life of the tomatoes which other wise spoil very easily. They can be consumed directly as a candy by adding some additional emulsifiers or stored for future use.