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Long tomatoes dried in the sun gr 230 ” IContadini”

Pomodoro San Marzano long dried naturally in the sun.


Produttore: iContadini

Regione:  Puglia

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Long tomatoes dried.

Long San Marzano tomato, dried in the sun, grown from April to May and picked up by hand in July and in August, all this in our farm. Washed, selected, cut and let stand on drying looms for 4-5 days. You know, in order to have 950 gr of dried tomato, about 10 KG of fresh tomato are necessary!

We grow directly with the technique of integrated production, over twenty hectares of open field vegetables, such as
san marzano and cherry tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, sweet and hot peppers, artichokes and more.

Why choose “I Contadini” products.

 . Short chain and integrated production
. Artisanal product completely hand cultivated
. 100% Made in Italy product
. Drying of the vegetables in the sun
. Product withouth use of additives.
. Authentic taste and flavors
. Wide selection of sets from gr.212 to large sets of gr.3100
. Excellent value for money.

raccolta pomodoriIngredients: long sun-dried tomatoes (65%), extra virgin olive oil (30%), capers, hot peppers, garlic, herbs, wine vinegar, salt, sugar, lemon juice.


“I Contadini” farm , today led by the third generation of young people, is born in one of the most suited land for vegetables
farming, Puglia, more precisely Salento, the so-called land of “sun, sea, wind”.
Some exemplary corporate data:

Farm surface : 250.000mq
Covered surface : 800mq
Large square surface :5.000mq
Drying surface : 34.000mq
Growing surface : 200.000mq

Particular climatic conditions of this land, with sun almost all year round, soil composition and influence of the sea,
allow to obtain excellent tomatoes and all vegetables production.

I Contadini Farm grows directly with integrated production, over twenty hectares of open field vegetables, like san marzano tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, sweet and hot peppers, artichokes and more.

Many vegetables are dried in the sun of “Salento” to remove excess water and to preserve all organoleptic and nutritional qualities.
Then there is the preserve process without adding additives.

Products are preserved in olive oil and reciped in a simple way in order to discover flavors of homemade preserves.

Drying vegetables in the sun is an ancient practice now almost totally resigned, but even if difficult and delicate, it allows to obtain
a great result : pulp softness, preservation of vitamins, proteins and minerals of vegetables, harmonious and recognizable flavor profile.

San Marzano tomatoes.

The San Marzano tomato is long, nervous, firm and red like fire, it is the only one that will not shatter in the processing; on the contrary it maintains full and, so to speak, live in barattolo.Si tells the long and troubled journey of the tomato, from overseas, from the mountains of Guatemala landed, along with other tubers and spices, in Campania after having traveled in the holds galleons Herman Cortés Aztec empire conqueror. The “pomme d’amour” in the fertile lands of the Agro became Pomodoro San Marzano. A gourmet’s delight, fragrance of the rich and the poor Sundays. religious holidays marked by red gravy that covered like a heady wash your white pasta mills Gragnano and Torre Annunziata. He cared for, pampered as a child by the rural families that they raised in the characteristic rows, held suspended by poles and supported by rods or wires, between a rich foliage, which protected the red fruits from the sun’s rays.

Informazioni aggiuntive

Peso 0.3 kg
Dimensioni 8 × 8 × 7 cm

1lb 1.64oz, 2.0 kg


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