Skip to comments.Drip-Free Tomatoes to Go on Sale in UK!
Posted on 04/28/2009 10:03:13 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Soggy sandwiches will soon be history, for the world's first non-leaking tomatoes are about to go on sale in the UK.
Leading retail-chain TESCO will be selling drip-free tomatoes by the end of the week.s
The packs of four will be on shelves for 99p, reports The Sun.
Usual tomatoes leak eight per cent of water after being sliced.
Tesco buyer Emma Pettitt said: Its the best thing since sliced bread.
The non-leaking tomatoes were grown in Holland and are part of a long-term tomato seed breeding programme that began in 1986.
After trials using more than 100 varieties the breakthrough came last year when through natural breeding methods the growers developed one that held its shape when sliced, baked or diced.
i can’t wait for the bacon infused tomato.
Oops. Someone called me just as I was posting.
I think the drip is part of the yummy.
I remember fondly the days of my youth when it was a treat to go out in the garden with a salt shaker and eat a fresh tomato, dripping all the way...
I’ll bet they taste like cardboard.
Soggy sandwiches will soon be history, for the world's first non-leaking tomatoes are about to go on sale in the UK.Won't help when I want to order a gyro.
I have wondered how the Dutch can grow such fine tomatoes and peppers. Those are hot-weather veggies, and Netherlands weather doesn’t get very hot, does it?
Probably heated. :’)
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