The technology of Tomato sauce processing is one of the vital technology for farmers involved in Agriculitural activities especially hortcultural.
Tomato they are among fruits whose perish easily if not stored and kept in good conditions.
The technology of processing tomatoes add value addition to the product and increase the income of the farmers and processors
The technology involves the following:-
- Preparation of Tomatoes by washing them and peeling
- Blending of tomatoes to get pulp
- Preparation of spices(onions ,garlic,clove,hiliki)
- Cooking the tomato pulp with spices
- Adding preservatives(sodium benzoate)
Preparation of packaging bottles(plastic or glass bottles)