We use well-ripened "Roma" variety tomatoes. The tomatoes are washed, cleaned of any stems or leaves, calibrated according to size, then closely examined for quality on our inspection belts, separating out any unripe, wounded or decayed tomatoes. After that the tomatoes are cut into halves and dried until they become with red to red-brown color. We do not use any chemical treatments, additives or preservatives during the drying process. Our company offers a fully NATURAL product without any type of adulterants.
The use of dried tomatoes in contemporary cuisine is exceptionally varied. Dried tomatoes are included as main ingredients in many dishes, such as soups and pizzas, etc. as well as in a wide diversity of salads and appetizers.
The chemical composition of tomatoes varies depending on the variety and soil and climatic conditions. They contain organic acids (citric, malic, oxalic), mineral salts (potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, etc.).
Tomatoes are rich in vitamins - vitamin C, carotene (provitamin A), vitamins E, K, PP and in smaller quantities vitamins B1, B2 and others.
Tomatoes contain a large amount of lycopene - a strong antioxidant that belongs to the group of beta-carotene. According to doctors, lycopene protects against cancer, heart attack and blindfold.
In addition, tomatoes are considered a good food for metabolic disorders such as arthritis, obesity, diabetes and others.
Nutritionists believe that tomatoes are especially useful in diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Their low caloric content makes them very suitable for obese people.
Recent medical research has also shown that tomatoes help restore the liver.