With our technical methods of high standards, we produce sun-dried tomatoes without the addition of salt or oil and with a shelf life of 18 months. These sweet and juicy sun-dried tomatoes will make you rethink what you knew about the taste of sun-dried tomatoes to date.
What is sun-dried tomatoes?
In the early 1960s, scientists in Italy began experimenting with the sun-dried tomato that took them 18 months to grow. And after four years of research, scientists have come up with sun-dried tomatoes, an extremely vulnerable product that with the addition of salt has been possible to store these tomatoes for a long time, maintaining its nutritional values. In the late ’80s, it started to become fashionable in American restaurants, until it got the reputation it has today (source )
How do we produce sun-dried tomatoes?
Our method of producing sun-dried tomatoes is as follows:
- Place fresh tomatoes in our fruit machine to clean them from the dust. The tomatoes are then cut in half with our automated tomato cutter and placed in our dryers
- Dry the tomatoes until you have a balanced moisture content of about 30%.
- Once the tomatoes have dried, pack them in packs of 150g, suitable for eating and pasteurization.
- The final stage is pasteurization of the finished product, giving 18 months of shelf life, without salt, oil or other additives or preservatives.
Where is the sun-dried tomato used?
Product lovers will tell you it fits everywhere! We’ll be a little more specific. Add them to your pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches, sauces and anything else that needs a burst of flavour. Serve them as a party appetizer – Make tomato sauce – Decorate a piece of pizza with them. – Cut some and pour them into a bowl of pasta
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