The dark side of Italian tomatoes (part 3)

Imports of tomato concentrate in Ghana reached a peak in 2007 at over 29,000 tons. Italy is the second largest exporter of tomato concentrate to Ghana, after…

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The dark side of Italian tomatoes (part 2)

Everywhere stalls crumble under pyramids of red boxes of tomato concentrate, cleverly arranged by the merchants. “Gino” “Salsa” “Fiorini”, brands are a concentrate from Italy. An image…

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The dark side of Italian tomatoes (part 1)

In Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana, fields that once abounded with tomato plants are now deserted. The peasants have changed their culture or abandoned their land.Along the…

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History of Tomatoes: How tomatoes spread out all around the world (part 1)

Tomato is a vegetable for food, fruits initially. Young fruit is green, ripening yellow to red. Tomatoes taste slightly sour and is a nutritious food, rich in…

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History of Tomatoes: How tomatoes spread out all around the world (part 2)

Varieties There are about 7,500 tomato varieties cultivated for different purposes. Pure tomatoes are becoming more and more popular, especially among gardeners and producers as they tend to…

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“Shaking the world”: Journey of tomatoes (part 2)

To the revolution that proves tomatoes are the fruit of love The person who cleans the tomatoes from black name, in other word the author of the…

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“Shaking the world”: Journey of tomatoes (part 1)

To understand more about the origins of tomato history and the upside-down stream from a poison to the valuable fruit THESISTomatoes are considered one of the most…

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Tomato holidays (Tomato Festival) in Poland

In 2007, the first Tomato Festival was held in Poland (in Przytoczna). The festival is primarily aimed at promoting the Polish tomato,  the region and  healthy eating.The…

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Red Gold, the Tomato Festival in Piacenza, Italy (part 2)

These initiatives have the task of sow the Piacenza knowledge and make it fruitful in time. The results, though they will be in the immediate future, will…

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Red Gold, the Tomato Festival in Piacenza, Italy (part 2)

PerformanceShops in the selected squares will showcase phrases from books, movies, and theatrical works related to tomato.”Tomato alla barra” is a fun talk show, which will be…

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