Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum

What gives it its taste and how to recognise it

  • potassium-rich soil
  • appropriate choice of variety to suit the soil and climate
  • tolerance and resistance to the main plant diseases
  • sugar content between 3.5 e 5.5° Brix inclusive
  • pH of between 4 and 4.5 inclusive
  • sugar/acidity balance
  • harvested at the right degree of colouring and ripeness
  • post-harvest temperature of at least 12°C.

Nutritional and nutraceutical value

  • energy content: 17 Kcal/100g;
  • rich in: selenium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, B group vitamins, vitamin D, vitamin E, lycopene and carotenoids (antioxidant substances);
  • benefits: helps reduce the risk of cancer, lower blood pressure and prevent cellular ageing and degenerative diseases, such as stroke.

Varieties and periods of availability

VarietyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mini plum tomato
Logo Coop Sole

Mobile – logo

Logo Coop Sole