The San Marzano tomato is a classic elongated tomato from Italy. This tomato is fleshy and juicy, has a thin skin, few seeds and a full flavour. The ripening process of this age-old plum tomato variety is from the inside out. Even though it sometimes looks a bit green, it is ripe and tasty.
The San Marzano is widely used in soups, sauces, pasta sauces and salads due to its full flavor. But also as a filling on burgers or in wraps. The original Italian pizza includes peeled and chopped San Marzano tomatoes or puree of these delicious fruits.
The San Marzano is an elongated tomato, has an average length of 8 to 10 cm, a diameter of 3 to 5.5 centimeters and a fruit weight of 60 to 140 grams.