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Raw ingredients of tomato paste
Jan 23, 2019

Tomato paste as a commodity ingredient contains solely tomatoes . It is literally just condensed tomato. Tomatoes used to make tomato paste are not the same as the varieties grown for eatingfresh Processing tomato varieties are grown to have a thicker pericarp wall and lower water content than fresh tomatoes. They have a firmer consistency, allowing them to be mechanically harvested when they are fully ripe.Processing tomatoes are grown outdoors at field-scale, and are generally irrigated. They are sensitive to cold and frost. Maximum temperatures for ideal vegetative growth, fruit set and development are 25-35, with adverse consequences when day and night temperatures fall below 20 and 10c respectively.