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Plum Tomato
(Solanum lycopersicum var. plum)

The Vibrant Heart

Plum tomatoes, known for their succulent flesh and fewer seeds, are a culinary favorite in the Caribbean and around the world. With an elongated and firm shape, these tomatoes are not only a visual treat but are packed with a myriad of health benefits.

Who's Eating Them?

They are:

  • A Cook's Delight: Chefs and home cooks alike love their rich flavor and texture, making them ideal for sauces, stews, and salads.

  • Farmers and Gardeners: These tomatoes are a favorite amongst growers due to their resilience to pests and adaptability to different soil types.

  • Health Enthusiasts: For those conscious about a balanced diet, plum tomatoes serve as a delightful, low-calorie addition to meals, providing essential nutrients.

Did You Know?

Plum tomatoes are often the secret behind the rich texture and flavor in many Caribbean soups and African relishes. Their consistency makes them a preferred choice over other tomato varieties for canning and producing tomato paste.

Whether you're a culinary genius looking to whip up a storm or someone wanting to add a nutritional punch to their meal, plum tomatoes are a versatile and essential addition to your kitchen!

Health Benefits:

  • Rich in Antioxidants: Plum tomatoes are a fantastic source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium. Their red color indicates a high level of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.

GROWERS GUIDE

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