Herbs and Spices Perth Australia

Tomato Powder 1kg

Tomato powder is added to foods to add tomato flavour and colour. Available in a 1kg bag
Code: TOMP1
Quantity: Good Supply
Availability: Always Available
Cooking with: Pork, Lamb, Fish, Duck, Chicken, Beef, Potatoes, Beans, Cheese making, Corn, Eggs, Salad Dressings and salads, Tomatoes
Cuisine: Thai, Middle Eastern, Mexican, Malaysian, Italian, Indian, Chinese, Australian
$ 17.65
GST exempt
Product Documents

Usage

Tomato powder is a great way to boost the flavour of foods and to give it a rich red colour.

It's used in soups, casseroles, sauces, dips and can be used as a sprinkle.

Medicinal Powders?

Tomatoes are reportedly rich in lycopene which is supposed to be good for your heart and it may strengthen you immune system against certain types of cancer.

Tomatoes are a good source of Vitamin A, C and calcium and potassium.

Fun Facts

Tomatoes are a fruit! That's an easy one today but earlier last century the US courts had to argued it out. It was all to do with a tax on Vegetables and the taxation authorities wanted to include tomatoes. The growers didn't so they slugged it out.

Tomatoes originated in the South American Andes. It was first used as a food by the Aztec's in Southern Mexico.

China now grows the most tomatoes.

A beefsteak tomato is really large and is perfect for including in a burger.

There are more than 7500 types of tomatoes grow. My local shop has four of them.

According to Guinness World records the heaviest tomato weighed in at 3.51kg.

Country of origin.

Culpepers tomato powder comes from the USA.