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Tomatoes are descended from the wild tomato that grew in the lower Andes over two thousand years ago. The tomato is related to the deadly nightshade family along with potatoes and tobacco. Tomatoes have a smooth, glossy skin and juicy flesh containing numerous soft, edible seeds.
Tomatoes are rarely categorised by variety but distinguished by mainly by shape.
Round tomatoes are most common. They are medium sized and rounded. These are now available as vine ripened or truss.
Egg tomatoes are great for sauces. They have a firm skin and sweet juicy flesh.
Cherry tomatoes, also called teardrop tomatoes, are approx 3-5cm long. They can be red , yellow or orange with pink to red, or yellow flesh.
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