It Would Be Illegal. In Europe

We’re talking, AGAIN, about the San Marzano tomatoes scandal. I just received the comment below from Salvo Agusta, a lawyer in Italy, who explains what DOP really means in Europe. This is our point: it would be illegal in Europe to label a product San Marzano, if it is not a real San Marzano Tomato….

DaniCoop – On NASFT Newsletter

As seen on Nasft – Specialty Foods’ NEWS: Gustiamo, Inc. is newly importing DOP San Marzano tomatoes from Agro Nocerino Sarnese by DANIcoop. These are varieties grown from a cooperative of 200 farmers with the mission to preserve the quality and authenticity of the San Marzano tomato. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GUSTIAMO LAUNCHES NEWEST TOMATO IMPORT…

A Miracle – San Marzano Tomatoes Beyond DOP

Il Miracolo di San Gennaro is a tomato grown by Sabatino Abagnale in Agro Sarnese-Nocerino (the proper DOP Area). It is DNA tested 100% San Marzano, and a wonderful product. Sabatino’s production of Il Miracolo is very limited, a few thousand tins and jars per year! These Miracolo have reached a cult status and despite…

Danicoop, a Real Family behind Real San Marzano Tomatoes

It took us a very very long time to select DOP San Marzano Tomatoes to import to America and carry in Gustiamo’s Italy’s Best Foods’ catalog. It looks like in America everybody grows and sells San Marzano! With all the fakes around, we needed to be absolutely sure to find a producer with our same…