Tomatoes are so extensively used in dishes today, it is difficult to comprehend that historically Britain grew tomato plants for decorative purposes only. Our range of tomatoes contains varieties suitable for use in a huge variety of dishes. Meaty, robust beef tomatoes are ideal for stuffing and baking, whereas delicate yellow cherry tomatoes are divine added to salads. Tomatoes on the vine are exceptionally flavoursome and make a good visual impact roasted and served still on the vine.
Many of our tomatoes are grown in modern glasshouses. These glasshouses are fully climate controlled to ensure the best earth, water, light, air and heating conditions. Strict attention to detail helps to guarantee high quality tomatoes with an outstanding flavour. Boxes of bees are often introduced in to the glasshouses to encourage natural pollination of the plants.
Hints, tips & chef's suggestions
Round tomatoes are a good all rounder, add sliced to salads and sandwiches or chop and add to soups and sauces.
M Round Tomatoes are sized 57-67mm
MM Round Tomatoes are sized 47-57mm
Large sized and robust, beef tomatoes will retain their shape when stuffed and baked. A slice of beef tomato is the essential addition to a burger.
Sweet and juicy, add generous amounts of both red and yellow cherry tomatoes to salads. Ideal as a healthy snack for children due to their small size and bright colour. Roast whole and add to pasta.
Traditionally used for canning, plum tomatoes have a rich flavour. Plum tomatoes contain less seeds and are more acidic than other varieties, which means they are fantastic for cooking. Wonderful for creating Italian style sauces and rich soups.