Whether or not in salad, soup or pasta sauce, the ever present tomato stays a agency favourite in properties all over the world. Candy but salty, spicy and undeniably scrumptious, tomato-based merchandise are successful with shoppers as a consequence of their scrumptious taste and naturally excessive content material of nutritional vitamins and antioxidants.
Nonetheless, there are issues on the horizon for the beloved tomato. As with many crops, local weather change is altering the setting wherein it ideally grows, with increased temperatures working counter to supreme tomato rising situations (18-25°C). Moreover, a big half of the present harvest by no means reaches shoppers’ plates. One third of all meals produced on the planet (roughly 1.3 billion tons) is misplaced or wasted annually, and tomatoes are not any exception. Many are discarded as a result of they don’t seem to be thought of appropriate on the market recent, both as a consequence of their look or stage of ripeness; nonetheless, its taste and inherent pure goodness are as glorious as that of a perfect-looking crop.
To attempt to cut back this stage of pointless waste, we’re saving tomatoes that have been initially going to landfill in Belgium by sending them to our native processing facility in Rijkevorsel, the place they’re remodeled into scrumptious tomato puree.
This new, tasty and versatile tomato puree ingredient will be integrated into a wide range of merchandise: from wholesome drinks and soups to omelettes and scrumptious sauces. By utilizing it of their NPD, producers can’t solely assist stop recent tomatoes from being thrown away, however they will additionally take pleasure in the advantages of SVZ that include all of our elements: strict high quality assurance, minimal delivery and processing, and a scrumptious taste assured.
At SVZ, we firmly imagine that implementing incremental constructive modifications to the best way we do farming could make an enormous distinction in the long run. You possibly can learn extra about our ongoing efforts to create a greener food and drinks business, as a part of the c2030 initiative, right here.
Do you wish to know extra about our new sustainable ingredient for tomato puree? Get in contact in the present day to talk to the SVZ crew and uncover how this new extension to our product portfolio can rework your subsequent meals and beverage innovation.