Nearly 1,161 tonnes of locally produced vegetables were sold in October through the Premium products and Qatar Farms programmes.
The increasing popularity of backyard and home gardening in Qatar – a pastime that continued beyond the stay or work from home period amid the Covid-19 outbreak – further boosted sales of various indoor and outdoor plants offered by nurseries.
Mahaseel for Marketing and Agri Services Company, a subsidiary of Hassad), has marketed 10mn kg of vegetables in the local market, during the current agricultural season ...
Sales of locally produced vegetables amounted to 301 tonnes in January as part of the initiative to market Premium Qatari vegetables, launched by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME).
Qatar could become an exporter of several agricultural products at some point in the future, an expert from the US told Gulf Times.
The introduction of excellent quality local agricultural products at the Central Market in Doha's Abu Hamour has substantially helped in reducing prices of many varieties of vegetables.
Head of agricultural affairs department at the ministry, Adel al-Kaldi, said the current season includes more produce and a larger number of participating farmers.