Paolo Ruggiero of DaniCoop Wins Coldiretti’s Creativity Award

Congratulations to DaniCoop and their fearless leader Paolo Ruggiero, winners of Coldiretti’s Oscar Green Campano 2018 award for Creativity! DaniCoop is an agriculture cooperative made up of about 50 farmer members, united by a passion for growing and sharing REAL San Marzano Tomatoes. These are the folks who make our beloved Gustarosso San Marzano Tomatoes. …

The Best Pizza Tomatoes with Anthony Mangieri On Vice

Gustiamo loves Anthony Mangieri. Gustiamo has been importing the best tomatoes for pizza for just about as long as Anthony has been making pizza. That, paired with the fact we are both obsessed with quality, makes it a no brainer that we are good food friends. Maybe you remember the Gustiamo Happy Video?  Anthony made a…

San Marzano Tomato Day

You’re Invited! Ti Aspettiamo! July 31st, 2017 Click here for the full invitation. Meet the tomato farmers, including zio Carlo, zio Vincenzo, zio Edoardo, and zio Gaetano. Learn the full circle of the San Marzano Tomato from the seed to your table. Franco Pepe and Enzo Coccia will make their celebrity pizze. Pasquale Torrente will serve…

Making Progress in the San Marzano Tomato Fight

If you know anything about Gustiamo, you know that we are pro REAL San Marzano Tomatoes. We are San Marzano Tomato activists. We see the mass marketing of “San Marzano” tomatoes as cultural appropriation; a profit system for conventional food companies who are responsible for disadvantaging the already marginalized Southern Italian tomato growers of the Agro Nocerino Sarnese,…

Canned Tomato Talk in the NYTimes

The NYTimes is talking about one of our favorite subjects, canned tomatoes. It’s always a subject that causes perplexity. Are canned tomatoes really better than fresh tomatoes? Are imported tomatoes better? In this article, two of our favorite people in food, Julia Moskin and Sara Jenkins make Ragù and hash out the tomato situation. “Canned tomatoes…

San Marzano Tomatoes in the NYT

The San Marzano Tomato is the star of Nicholas Blechman’s most recent infographic article in the New York Times. Finally, the truth is out, as publicly as possible. It is what we’ve been saying for years! What we’ve been SHOUTING for years!! Most of the “San Marzano” Tomatoes you find in USA grocery stores are shams. They aren’t real….

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

This is our Amatriciana. It is the classic recipe. You may be asking, “no onion?!” That is correct. This dish is simple! Semplicissimo. When your tomatoes are sweet, there is no need for onion. Stick with San Marzano Tomatoes and you can’t go wrong! Serves 5 people

Why Buy Real San Marzano Tomatoes?

If you would like to buy real San Marzano Tomatoes, mentioned in the NYTimes, CLICK HERE, they come in three different sizes.  Have you googled “San Marzano Tomatoes” lately? The result is hundreds of different brand options. As the USA has learned from Nicholas Blechman’s infographic in the NYTimes, San Marzano tomatoes are everywhere, but very VERY few actually…

The NYTimes on Italian Tomatoes. This is Colossally Important.

This is the biggest moment yet for Gustiamo. For over a decade, we have been telling — NO. SHOUTING — the story of Italian tomato fraud. We are so proud to share “The Mystery of San Marzano Tomatoes,” just published in The NYTimes. So damn proud. Through a series of vignettes, the brilliant, creative, and…

Juliana’s Named Best Pizzeria in America

“The world has finally caught on to what we’ve been saying for years: Juliana’s makes a damn fine pie,” says the Gothamist. To all the fans of Gustiamo and good pizza, today we are proud to announce that TripAdvisor has named Juliana’s Pizza the best pizzeria in the USA. That’s right, out of the ENTIRE United…