Cocktail Tomatoes On The Vine (2 lbs.)
About this item
- Cocktail tomatoes are the tomato lover's tomato
- Vine-ripened and greenhouse grown
- Non-GMO certified
- Excellent source of lycopene
- Grown using recycled water and fertilizer
Cocktail tomatoes On The Vine (2 lbs.) are kept on the vine until ripe, which makes for a juicy, red tomato that is bursting with flavor. They are great for eating by themselves as a snack, as part of a salad or in your favorite recipe. Cocktail tomatoes add a nice pop of color to your meal. You can find them in the produce section—just look for these two-pound clusters near the other vine tomato varieties.
How Are These Cocktail Tomatoes on the Vine grown?
You will find these cocktail tomatoes in our Sam's stores in bunches and still on the vine. They are available year-round because they are grown in a greenhouse. We use a very environmentally responsible approach to our growing systems. Using recycled water and fertilizer, we can cut down on resource waste. Plus, we use organic and bio-degradable waste like coconut husks in our fertilizers. We have an integrated pest management system, which helps us eliminate the use of pesticides. These cocktail tomatoes are non-GMO certified.
What Is the Nutritional Value of a Cocktail Tomatoes on the Vine?
Tomatoes have very little fat content, and they are also low in carbs. Yet, they provide many vitamins that you need as part of a healthy diet. These vitamins include vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, potassium and lycopene. In fact, cocktail tomatoes are an excellent source of lycopene, which helps lower bad cholesterol levels. Tomatoes are also heart-healthy food because they help reduce the amount of plaque that is in the arteries and help reduce blood pressure.
How Can I Use These Cocktail Tomatoes?
These tomatoes are slightly larger than cherry or grape tomatoes, which make them a very versatile option when cooking. They work well in salsas, salads and as a topping for pizzas. You can also eat them alone as a snack. Plus, they can be used in any recipe that calls for tomatoes. The tomato cocktail flavor is slightly sweeter than some other tomato varieties.