Know your fruit

Tomato

There is some debate about whether tomatoes are fruits or vegetables. Some people say they’re fruits because they have seeds and emerge from a flower, while others argue they are vegetables because they don’t taste sweet and they’re eaten as a starter or a main course, not as a snack or dessert. Whatever the case, one thing is clear: tomatoes are a delicious and very healthy choice.

Tomatoes originated in the Andean region. They were grown by the Aztecs and introduced to Europe during Spanish colonisation, becoming the “undisputed king” of Mediterranean cooking due to its ability to mix with a lot of different ingredients.

Tomatoes are characterized by their high concentration of minerals, vitamins and water (about 94%). They also contain lycopene, an antioxidant substance with protective action against a number of heart problems.

Don’t forget! The most important nutrients found in tomatoes include:

  • Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • Lycopene

We use Tomato in all these products

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