Tomato is native to western South America. It is second most important vegetable next to potato. Tomatoes are now popular across the world, and became king of vegetables and their consumption is believed to benefit the heart, among other organs. They contain the carotene, lycopene one of the most powerful natural antioxidants. Tomatoes are also rich in vitamin C and also contains amount of potassium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin A & B. It is grown round the year under field and protected conditions. Generally it is used for culinary purpose and industrial value added products like Ketchup, Sauce etc.