Does Cento use San Marzano tomatoes?


Does Cento use San Marzano tomatoes?

Cento Certified San Marzano Tomatoes have always been, and continue to be grown and produced in the area known as Sarnese Nocerino of Italy. San Marzano tomatoes are regulated and certified authentic by an independent third party, Agri-Cert, using the guidelines created to regulate San Marzano tomatoes in Italy.

How long do Cento San Marzano tomatoes last?

With this product, we recommend storing in a cool, dry place. Cover with water and refrigerate after opening. We only recommend consuming within seven days or freeze in a plastic container. Any longer than that or if it’s not stored properly, mold can form.

Is Cento San Marzano real?

New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods called the claims “wrongful” this week, asserting their tomatoes are true San Marzanos, grown at the base of Mount Vesuvius in Campania in Italy.

How can you tell authentic San Marzano tomatoes?

On the can, look for the words “”Pomodoro San Marzano dell’Agro Sarnese Nocerino D.O.P.” and the symbols of the Cosorzio and the D.O.P., the latter of which identifies European regional food products that are protected by law. The Cosorzio also assigns a number to each can, labeled as “N° XXXXXXX.”

What does DOP stand for in San Marzano tomatoes?

Denominazione d’ Origine Protetta
DOP stands for the Italian phrase Denominazione d’ Origine Protetta (roughly, “protected designation of origin”). The long answer, after the jump. San Marzano tomatoes.

What brands are true San Marzano tomatoes?

Here are some links (affiliate links) to brands you can check out:

  • DeLallo Imported San Marzano Whole Peeled Tomatoes.
  • Francesconi San Marzano DOP Authentic Whole Peeled Plum Tomatoes.
  • Rega San Marzano DOP Authentic Whole Peeled Plum Tomatoes.
  • La Valle San Marzano DOP Tomatoes.

Are pastene San Marzano tomatoes real?

Our San Marzano DOP tomatoes are authentic from the Dell’Agro Sarnese-Nocerino region of Italy. Each is hand stamped to certify it’s authenticity. These tomatoes are light, on the smaller size and thin walled. They make an amazing sauce and make many dishes rich and flavorful.

Where do Cento San Marzano tomatoes come from?

Cento is the only United States brand that has its production facility in the Sarnese Nocerino area of Italy, literally in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. The rich volcanic soil, high water table and ideal Mediterranean microclimate all combine to make San Marzano tomatoes the premier choice for any recipe.

Where is the Cento plant in Campania located?

The Cento production plant is located in the San Marzano region in Campania, Italy, approximately 22 miles southeast of the town of Naples. The plant literally sits in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, renowned for its especially fertile soil and temperate climate.

What makes San Marzano tomatoes different from other Tomatoes?

The walls of the tomato are much thicker with fewer seeds, which makes San Marzano tomatoes less acidic and sweeter than other tomatoes.

How long does it take to pick San Marzano tomatoes?

The close proximity of the plant to the local farmer’s San Marzano plantings allows for the handpicked crop to be delivered within hours after selection. San Marzano tomatoes are widely recognized by top chefs, Italian cooks and food aficionados as the gold standard for taste.