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Cocktail tomatoes


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Shape and external appearance


Round and a little flattened on the top of the fruit.

Properties


The tomato is a dietary food, very rich in water (93 to 95%) and very low in calories (17 kcal per 100 grams), rich in minerals and vitamins (A, C and E).

Caliber


Larger than the cherry tomato, its size varies from 2 to 3 cm in diameter.

Scientific and botanical name


Solanum lycopersicum. It is a species of herbaceous plants of the family Solanaceae.

Coloring


It is red in color.

Origin & Culture


Tomatoes have the same origin as potatoes, that of the Peruvian Andes where the Incas knew the tomato in a wild state, but it was especially cultivated by the Aztecs who produced several species, of different shapes and colors. They called it “tomatl”. It was not until 1731 that it was officially recognized as “edible” by the Scottish botanist Philippe MILLER who added the adjective ESCULENTUM which means “edible”.

Smell


No special smell.

Preparation advice


Raw in salads or even stuffed….

Texture


No special smell.

Home preservation


Ambient temperature. Better conservation in clusters.

Flavor


Quite sweet taste.

The seasonality of the product


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Avril (4)

Mai (5)

Juin (6)

Juillet (7)

Août (8)

Septembre (9)

Octobre (10)

Our recipes based on this product


Nous n'avons pas encore de recettes pour ce produit.

Packaging available for this product


Colis carton, Barquette

The seasonality of the product


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Mars (3)

Avril (4)

Mai (5)

Juin (6)

Juillet (7)

Août (8)

Septembre (9)

Octobre (10)

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Laurent, Ronan and Frédéric Méar

Producers for La Légumière


Laurent, Ronan and Frédéric Méar have been producing vegetables for La Légumière for many years. The cultivation of Breton vegetables no longer holds any secrets for these three brothers.