Buy Real San Marzano Tomatoes… from a Merchant You Trust

The president of the Cosorzio San Marzano says that at least 95% of the San Marzano tomatoes in America are not San Marzano. How do you make sure they are? First thing you do, you check the tin’s label: it MUST say “Pomodoro San Marzano dell’Agro Sarnese Nocerino D.O.P.“; it MUST have the symbol of…

San Marzano Tomatoes??? San Marzano or Giuseppino???

The tomato San Marzano is protected by DOP, a law valid in Europe, which means that if you call a tomato “San Marzano” that tomato has to come from a specific area near Naples, from specific tomato seeds and has to be processed in a specific way. If you don’t follow these rules and you…