Black Ribbed Tomato
The traditional tomato flavour is back
We present the tomato variety with the most worldwide recognisable flavour. In fact, it’s considered to be the most flavourful tomato variety by consumers. It’s called Marejada, and if its name sounds familiar to you, it’s because its high quality standard leaves no one unmoved. At Agroponiente, we provide this variety in the coldest months of the year until spring. We grow the ‘Marejada’ with low environmental impact because we implement technological systems that reduce the water footprint.
The Marejada tomatoes, also called ‘chocolate marmande’ for its famous dark tones, has more than an authentically unique flavour. This type of vegetable is much sweeter compared to the rest of its competitors. It’s a treat. In addition, it has high concentrations of folic acid, which is essential for pregnant women.
Among the benefits, we should mention its antioxidant capacity – it’s rich in carotenes, which are responsible for a tomato’s red color. It also contains vitamin C, A and E, which contribute to mucous membranes, skin and bone health. It’s nutritious and flavourful, what other reasons do you need to include it in your diet?
- JAN: sí
- FEB: sí
- MAR: sí
- APR: sí
- MAY: sí
- JUN: no
- JUL: no
- AUG: no
- SEP: no
- OCT: no
- NOV: no
- DEC: sí
Tomato: flavour, health and quality cuisine
Did you know that there are more than 20,000 tomato varieties in the world with unique shapes, colours and aromas? Without a doubt, tomatoes are essential products to have in kitchens due to their versatility. Most of the varieties are red or green, but we increasingly see yellow, orange, pink or even purple tomato varieties in supermarkets. Whichever variety you choose, you will benefit from their many nutritional properties.
Consuming tomatoes helps protect the eyes due to their vitamin A content. It also improves blood circulation due to its vitamin B content and keeps the skin healthy due to its high level of antioxidants such as lycopene, which helps prevent constipation. In short, getting more tomatoes into your diet is a great idea; they contain lots of water and minerals, and they’re low in calories.
At Agroponiente, we market and grow around 20 different tomato varieties, and all of them have a place in quality cuisine and your healthy and balanced diet. So what are you waiting for to discover their different flavours?