Small sacle tomato processing machine in Nigeria is very popular,due to the the Negeria tomato large capacity per year, but have weak processing ability.It can can help many small scale tomato farmer to start the tomato sauce business with low investment.And to avoid waste of tomatoes in the current season due to poor sales and other reasons.

Small sacle tomato processing machine in Nigeria

Both in its raw and processed forms, tomatoes are central to most African diets and remain a regular ingredient in many soups, stews, sauces and dishes across the continent.So the market size of tomato paste sauce ,ketchup request in Nigeria is large.

Nigeria – Africa’s largest country by economy and population一is sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest producer of tomatoes. It produces up to 1.5 million tons of tomatoes every year, making it the 14th largest producer of tomatoes in the world.
However, despite Nigeria’s strong position in tomato production, it still spends up to $500 million- every year一to import tomato products (especially purees, pastes and canned tomatoes), making Nigeria one of the biggest importers of tomato paste in the world.

But how come Africa’s biggest tomato producer is also its biggest importer?
Well, it appears more than 50 percent of tomatoes harvested every year in Nigeria never make it to the market. Due to poor storage and a lack of processing options, a lot of tomatoes harvested in Nigeria is wasted.
Another reason is, in most parts of Africa, tomatoes are mainly grown by small-scale rural farmers who have limited access to good seeds, fertilizers andpesticides. They also depend on natural rainfall to grow their tomatoes which makes the harvests unpredictable and inconsistent.

So the small scale tomato processing machine can help the Negeria tomato samll-scale rural farmer to improve the added value of tomato planting and increase the stability of income.It can help the farmer process the tomato into tomato purees, sauce ,ketchup, pastes and canned tomatoes.Both in its raw and processed forms, tomatoes are central to most African diets and remain a regular ingredient in many soups, stews, sauces and dishes across the continent.

The small scale tomato processing machine in Nergeria mainly include :tomato picking, tomato washing, tomato crushing,tomato pulping, tomato pulp cooking kettle, tomato filling , packaged tomato water bath sterilization.

small scale tomato paste processing line flow chart
small scale tomato sauce ketchup processing line flow chart

How To Make Tomato Ketchup

Here is your small scale tomato processing machine in Nigeria working process for your reference!!

Tomato Washing Machine

The tomato washing machine is also called toamto floating washing machine,it is special designed for tomato washing.

Tomato Crushing Machine

Before we make the tomato pulp,we need to crushing the tomato or even need to cutting the tomato before crushing.On the one hand the crushed tomato will be  smoother feeding for the next pulp making process;On the other hand, if you  the crushing tomato will greatly improve the tomato pulp yield!

Tomato Pulping Machine

The tmato pulping machine can make the crushed tomato into tomato pulp.and the tomato skin and stem will be dicharge from the slag discharge port.

Ketchup Cooking Pot

The tomato ketchup cooking pot have both sterilization and concentrate functions.It is mutifunctional and economy.It can concentrate tomato pulp, evaporate excess water;And if you have specific request of the tomato ketchup,in this machine ,yo ucan add your additives,this cooking pot with mix function,and it will provent paste pot.

tomato paste cooking pot
tomato sauce ketchup cooking pot

Ketchup Filling Machine Sachet

The ketchup pouch packaging machine is used to automatically complete all the work of coding-bag making-metering-filling-sealing-counting-cutting.

Sachet Ketchup Water Bath Pasteurizer

Pasteurize the sachet ketchup in 80 degree water.Then cooling them down.

The small scale tomato processing machine in Nigeria can help the Nigeria small-scale rural farmer avoid the economic losses of tomatoes grown on their own farm due to market conditions.And help them achieve diversified operations. In addition to selling the harvested tomatoes as vegetables, it can also add an extra income channel.
The packaged tomato sauce ketchup after in hot water bath pasteurization, it can prolong it’s shelf life to 6 months. The sachet tomato sauce ketchup can be sold directly to local residents and eaten out of the bag. The return on investment is extremely high.

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