The Nigerian Garden Egg Plant is often considered a vegetable.
According to our findings, a bag is sold for $27.57 and for each bag the retailers, makes just $1.97. With no storage system the green and the white garden egg plant spoils after 2 days. Though in most cases it spoils even before they get to the market.
If a trader buys 15 bags of eggplant and sales are good, from our findings there will still be loses of 4 bags of eggplant thrown to the dustbin, and when there is no good sales they lose 7 bags out of the 15 bags. Hence even at good sales the percentage loss is 26.6%. It goes up to 46.6% when the market is bad that is almost half the purchase. Around the Market you see bags of eggplant thrown in the dustbin because of no storage system.
ColdHubs is providing timely and reliable storage for garden egg plant farmers, retailers and wholesalers, reducing the number of garden egg plants that goes to the dustbin.