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TomatoFest, seed from all over the world, but…

TomatoFest is your destination for finding the best tasting, heirloom tomato seeds from around the world. They have collected what are considered to be the...

“The sunshine makes all the difference in the taste”. An interview to Natalie, winner of a trip to Fuerteventura

  Natalie is the winner of a week in Fuerteventura, after shooting a splendid photo with tomatoes as main characters. We wanted to ask her how was her week in this...

Canarias: home of the tomato

The Canary Islands are now known throughout Wurope for their rxcellencent climate and beaches and the high quality of their modern tourism and leisure facilities; but...

A tomato has more DNA than we do!!

  A group of plant geneticists from 14 countries found that the tomato has 25% more genes than we do. Thus scientists traed to decode the DNA sequence of the tomato...

‘Collective memory of the tomato in the Canary Islands’

  “Collective memory of the tomato in the Canary Islands” is a book collecting the origin of tomato, their history in Canary Islands, testimonies of...

Why you should eat it?

Having Canary Tomato at home is having a family friend and ally for your health.     Vitamin C and carotenes (lycopene) act as antioxidants, slowing cellular...

First stop: Canary Islands

The cultivation of tomatoes was developed in Mexico and was ussually consumed by the natives around 1550. However, the first reference we find is in the Xochimilco...

The Norwegian Bama group chooses the Canary Tomato

BAMA-Gruppen AS is the largest importer and distributor of fresh fruits and vegetables in Norway. The company has been holding for several years an event that rewards...

ICA Group knows everything about the Canary Tomato

The Heads of ICA Group came to the Canary Island to see how tomatoes were produced. They went to the check crops of the cooperative Coagrisan in the village of San...

‘Ecological’ tomatoes have more antioxidants than the traditional crop

  According to an article published in the ‘Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry’. A research by the University of Barcelona reveals tomatoes from...