Evaluation of six tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) varieties for industrial tomato sauce preparation

Horacio Ramírez, Teresita Rodríguez, Irvis Y. Pagán
1969 The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico  
This study is concerned primarily with evaluating six processing tomato varieties grown in Santa Isabel by the Land Authority of Puerto Rico: Zenith (Hyb.), Hybrid 337, Ventura (o.p.), Peto-98 (o.p.) and two Nema varieties (Nema-1, Nema-2). For each variety, the fruits were comminuted, pulped and concentrated. The tomato concentrate obtained was used for sauce preparation. The six varieties were all found to be suitable for industrial elaboration of tomato sauce. Each of the sauces formulated
more » ... d the required characteristics of a good commercial tomato sauce.
doi:10.46429/jaupr.v74i2.6550 fatcat:d3jmws6ltnh2xj7ydcmbk5gmt4