It is produced and consumed throughout the world, both fresh and processed in different ways: either as sauce, puree, juice, dehydrated or canned.
The fruit is a juicy berry of generally sub-spherical shape and elongated, its size ranges from small fruits the size of a cherry, to huge fruits of 750 gr. And, its cultivation is of annual type. There are varieties of limited growth (determined) and others of unlimited growth (indeterminate).
Roma tomato can provide around 40% of the daily requirement of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant that acts against cancer caused by free radicals. Besides all this, it is a rich source of vitamins and minerals; It contains vitamin A and abundant potassium, as well as iron. Potassium plays a vital role in maintaining the health of the nerve and iron is essential to maintain the health of the blood. Vitamin K, which is essential in the coagulation of blood and controls bleeding. It also improves the health of the eyes and prevents hypertension and urinary tract infections.
Italian variety for preserved peeled tomato, small bi or trilocular fruit, pear shape, homogeneous size of the fruits. It is produced under the scheme of protected agriculture in greenhouse and shaded house.
Roma tomatoes are an Italian variety for preserved peeled tomato, with a small bi- or tri-locular fruit, pear shape, homogeneous size of the fruits. It is produced under the scheme of protected agriculture in greenhouse and shaded house.
As the name implies, this tomato is a round shaped tomato, with a smooth and shiny texture, fleshy consistency, slightly acid taste. In the industry it is well used for the preparation of puree or in dehydrated format, for fresh consumption you can cut it into slices and serve it in salads. This variety is also used to fill it with some fresh ingredient, with a little basil, goat cheese and a few drops of olive oil, it becomes an experience for the palate.
High fiber content and contains few calories. It has vitamins A, C and E, high in potassium content, contains lycopene is the property that gives it its red color and serves as an antioxidant. Raw tomato juice helps cleanse the skin and organs, although it carries more sodium content. It is rich in folic acid.
Serving size 100 g
Energy 20 kcal= 70kJ
% Daily value