An exotic and supreme tomato
The Black tomato is the type of tomato that attracts the most attention. This fruit is produced using plant reproduction techniques that give it a great variety of properties that in many cases exceed those of other tomatoes.
‘Negro’ tomatoes are not only different because of their dark hue, which ranges from golden green to dark brown, but also because of their sweet taste, light acid notes, firm texture and juiciness: it’s delicious. Together, all these characteristics give this type of tomato an intense homegrown flavour. You get a taste of the field with every bite.
In addition, one can enjoy its properties with any food. These tomatoes are very low in calories, despite their Brix level ranking, which mentions its high fructose content and naturally occurring sugars, which are also high compared to other tomato varieties. These natural sugars provide these tomatoes with a sweet flavour, though it doesn’t contain saturated fat or cholesterol. At the same time, it offers essential minerals such as potassium and magnesium and vitamin C and A.
Once you have these are tomatoes home, you don’t have to wait for them to ripen to eat them. They need to be kept at room temperature.
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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?