Tomato Paste in Tunisia in a few lines!

Tomato in the world - Cultivated area: 4.8 million ha.- Second most consumed vegetable in the world after Potatoes.- Tomato...
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Tomato Paste in Tunisia in a few lines!

Species profile: Anchovy in Tunisia / Engraulis encrasicolus

A marine species belonging to the small pelagic family that lives along the coasts and grows in wide banks.
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Species profile: Anchovy in Tunisia / Engraulis encrasicolus

Harissa History of generations

It is from the XVII century, that the cultivation of chilli peppers began in the coastal region of Cape Bon, and since then, Harissa has become an authentic recipe, which is transmitted from generation to generation in every Tunisian family. From the middle of the XX century, processing units adopted and industrialized the recipe.
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Harissa History of generations

Canned fish – Health benefits

In Tunisia, the canned fish sector has 35 canneries. Regarding the consumption of canned food, canned fish (Tuna, Sardines and mackerel) occupy the 3rd place nationally after tomato paste and Harissa.
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Canned fish – Health benefits

Tomato paste – Health

Tomato paste is the basis of most of our traditional dishes as it is an essential part of the Tunisian...
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Tomato paste – Health

Production of processed tomatoes 2020: Tunisia 10th place worldwide

As of October 22, 2020, global tomato processing forecasts are estimated at 38547 thousand tons, of which 96% comes from...
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Production of processed tomatoes 2020: Tunisia 10th place worldwide

Registration to the “Tunisia-Africa E-Business Meetings”. 22-10-2020

In order to develop exchanges between Tunisia and Sub-Saharan African countries, the Export Promotion Centre CEPEX in collaboration with the...
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Registration to the “Tunisia-Africa E-Business Meetings”. 22-10-2020

Tomato Campaign 2020: New Processing Record

As part of the applied research, the GICA continued trials on seasonal tomato varieties that began in 2016. In 2020, the GICA agronomic team carried out 13 varietal tomato trials across the main production regions.
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Tomato Campaign 2020: New Processing Record

The beginning of the 2019 tomato campaign

The area planted with seasonal tomatoes for the 2019 season is around 18,000 ha, and about 1,500 ha of late tomatoes, up from 13,870 ha in 2018.
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The beginning of the 2019 tomato campaign

Progress of the Tomato Processing Campaign to July 23rd

The processing of tomatoes for the 2019 campaign continues across 24 factories distributed as follows
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Progress of the Tomato Processing Campaign to July 23rd

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