Tomatoes are a part of the Solanum Lycopersicum family and originated from Central America and Mexico. Fairbanks’ range of sweet and juicy tomatoes includes inderterminate cherry tomatoes and gourmet roma and round tomatoes.
Tomatoes are a versatile ingredient in cooking and can be used in a wide variety of dishes, including salads, sauces, soups, and stews. They can be eaten raw, roasted, grilled, or cooked in a variety of ways. They are also commonly used as a base for ketchup, tomato paste, and tomato sauce. Tomato is a staple in most kitchens all over the world, not just due to its umami flavour but also due to the health benefits it provides.
Tomatoes are typically round or oblong in shape and have a bright red or yellow skin. They have a fleshy, juicy interior that contains seeds. Tomatoes have a sweet, slightly acidic taste and are a rich source of nutrients.
Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium. They also contain antioxidants, such as lycopene, which is responsible for their vibrant colour.