The tomato is an essential vegetable in the world. It is grown all over the world, the central producing countries being China and the United States.
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It is consumed in many ways, both raw and processed, for the industry. Today there are many varieties, grown throughout the year, and with fruits of different sizes, shapes and colors.
Also, it is a food rich in fiber and low in calories that provides vitamins and minerals.
The tomato is a healthy food that provides a multitude of vitamins necessary for the body. It also contains high levels of potassium and zinc.
However, one of its most essential qualities is its antioxidant power, since it has a substance, lycopene, which, together with other compounds, reduces the risk of cancer, among other effects.
Additionally, it is one of the most diverse horticultural products. Apart from being consumed raw, it can be served cooked, stewed, fried, pickled, as a sauce, or combined with other foods.
It can also be processed industrially whole, as a paste, juice, powder, etc. Currently, between 25 and 30% of the world’s annual production is industrialized.
Despite being initially from South America, it is widely grown globally, although it produces the most abundant crops in warm, well-lit climates.
The summer should belong, with daytime temperatures between 23 and 24 º C and night of 14 º C. Tomatoes prefer somewhat acidic soils.
The fruit of the tomato is a berry, thick, and fleshy with two or more segments of different shapes and colors depending on the variety. Its weight varies between a few milligrams and 600 grams.
It is generally red, although there are also yellows. The diameter of the fruit varies between 3 and 16cm. Some varieties with tiny fruit are called cherry tomatoes.
There are many varieties of tomatoes, and their number grows continuously, obtaining plants more resistant to disease, more productive, and with better quality fruit and better conservation.
Tomatoes currently play a fundamental role in the daily diet, due to the reasons indicated for their availability and versatility, and their high nutritional value, based above all on their richness in mineral salts and vitamins.