Organic Red Plum Tomatoes
The red plum tomatoes are grown in the south-east of Sicily, according to the model of sustainable biodynamic development that helps to preserve the ecosystem. This practice gives this vegetable exceptional organoleptic and nutritional qualities.
The red plum tomatoes are grown in the south-east of Sicily, according to the model of sustainable biodynamic development that helps to preserve the ecosystem. This practice gives to the tomatoes an exceptional organoleptic and nutritional qualities.
The red plum tomatoes variety seychelle have red fruits, shiny and with the typical dimple, crisp at the right point, the perfect mix between acidity and brix grade (sugar level) gives it an excellent taste. It is widely used in the kitchen to be eaten uncooked, in pieces on bruschettas and to prepare fresh and genuine salads.
Tomatoes are rich in magnesium, sodium, vitamin C, vitamin A and mineral salts, and contain a good percentage of fibre, protein, potassium and zinc.
Biodynamic agriculture adopts techniques that respect the natural ecological balances:
- defence against harmful insects is carried out with the use of useful insects;
- the fertility of the soil is maintained and enhanced with natural fertilizers obtained from the heaps of manure and agronomic practices such as green manure;
- weed protection is carried out without any pesticides, using mechanical, agronomic and physical techniques.
Do you know that cooking tomatoes for 15 minutes breaks the cell wall, which releases lycopene? Lycopene is a valuable antioxidant that reduces the risk of certain cancers and also acts against high cholesterol.
The plum tomatoes do not follow the cold chain after harvesting and are not left to ripen in cold stores, the cold in fact interferes with the enzymes that give the product its characteristic taste.
Why do we recommend storing tomatoes in dry place and not in a fridge? Below 12°C, the tomato stops ripening, which is exactly what gives it its most flavor.
The plum tomatoes is an excellent ally for those who have to follow a diet. It contains few calories, purifies, refreshes and can be useful to promote diuresis.
The consumption of tomato, especially thanks to the good amount of antioxidants is useful to combat free radicals and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The tomato is widely used in cosmetics, its pulp is the basic ingredient for toning, nourishing and firming masks. Ideal also to fight pimples, just massage a slice well washed on the face once or twice a day.
Perfect for softening and nourishing dry skin when used in the form of juice mixed with almond oil and mallow leaves. Combined with olive oil, it soothes the redness of the skin due to excessive exposure to the sun, while for oily skin, just add to the tomato juice, oil and a pinch of lemon juice.