Roma Tomatoes

Roma Tomatoes

NatureSweet Roma tomatoes are an exciting new addition to our tomato arsenal. Also known as Italian or plum tomatoes, Romas are most commonly used in cooked tomato creations.

Romas are also known for their unique pear-like shape. Unlike red or yellow tomatoes, Romas have less juice and seeds. Romas are well-loved in the cooking world for their thick, meaty flesh that’s just perfect for transforming into a thick, savory sauce, making them the ideal tomato for processing. Like all our tomato varieties, Roma tomatoes pack a powerful nutritional punch but with some unique differentiators, read on to discover what makes Romas special…

  • 16oz
  • 25 lbs

Nutrition Benefits

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One cup of Romas is only 37 calories, making them a good option for low-calorie diets.

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Roma tomatoes are also excellent sources of vitamin C, beta carotene,, , and Vitamin K.

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High in lycopene, a phytochemical known to have cancer-fighting perks and benefits for heart health; it’s also the reason why red tomatoes are red.

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Roma tomatoes are rich in potassium, folate and vitamin B6, which are also necessary for good heart health.

Nutrition Benefits

1

One cup of Romas is only 37 calories, making them a good option for low-calorie diets.

2

Roma tomatoes are also excellent sources of vitamin C, beta carotene,, , and Vitamin K.

3

High in lycopene, a phytochemical known to have cancer-fighting perks and benefits for heart health; it’s also the reason why red tomatoes are red.

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Roma tomatoes are rich in potassium, folate and vitamin B6, which are also necessary for good heart health.

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Preparation tips:


Salad-lovers, have no fear. Of course, as noted, Romas are known for being an excellent cooking tomato, ideal for processing. But if you’d like to reap some extra health perks, try eating your NatureSweet Roma tomatoes raw with a bit of olive oil-based dressing or real butter.

Fun fact:


Did you know that lycopene is a fat-soluble compound? This means lathering up your Roma with a small amount of healthy fat, such as olive oil or avocado oil, helps your body absorb lycopene best. So whether you go for raw or cooked, Romas are tomatoes with options. All you need to bring to the table is your appetite and your imagination.

Health Benefits:


Romas are a great source of potassium and vitamin C and many other nutrients but amazingly, Romas have several beneficial forms of nutrients in the vitamin A family , including lutein, zeaxanthin, and lycopene. These nutrients are important for your vision, immunity and may lower your risk of certain cancers.

Preparation tips:


Salad-lovers, have no fear. Of course, as noted, Romas are known for being an excellent cooking tomato, ideal for processing. But if you’d like to reap some extra health perks, try eating your NatureSweet Roma tomatoes raw with a bit of olive oil-based dressing or real butter.

Fun fact:


Did you know that lycopene is a fat-soluble compound? This means lathering up your Roma with a small amount of healthy fat, such as olive oil or avocado oil, helps your body absorb lycopene best. So whether you go for raw or cooked, Romas are tomatoes with options. All you need to bring to the table is your appetite and your imagination.

Health Benefits:


Romas are a great source of potassium and vitamin C and many other nutrients but amazingly, Romas have several beneficial forms of nutrients in the vitamin A family , including lutein, zeaxanthin, and lycopene. These nutrients are important for your vision, immunity and may lower your risk of certain cancers.