It’s British tomato week …so let’s find out why we should buy British.
With British tomatoes, you really are spoilt for choice.The main advantage to buying British tomatoes are that they are fresher than those transported from Europe, as freshness cannot be guaranteed. Even better, as britsish tomatoes are so fresh they don't need to be refrigerated; after all: ‘Fridges do flavours, no favours’ so get the real home grown essence with British tomatoes and let’s support our home growers and make every week #britishtomatoweek
• Look out for the Union Jack boxes in your supermarket so you can identify you’re buying British.
• Cooked tomatoes are low in calories and fat, and benefit you more by supplying you with a good amount of protein and fibre.
• Tomatoes get their distinctive aroma from the vine and leaves. So why not spend worth a few extra pennies to buy vine tomatoes on your next shopping trip.
• Freshness and great flavour isn't compromised when you buy British.
Now tomatoes are great for cooking and can be incorporated into many appetizers, salads and main dishes, not only creating flavour but colourful recipes. So check out our quick and easy recipes using tomatoes
Tomato and Mozzarella Salad: