Actualites

  • TRADITOM and I3 Elements alliance to reach out to traditional farmers and chefs with quality tomatoes

    This summer, a set of 100 selected traditional tomato varieties within GOURMETOM , a subset of TRADITOM representing attractive tomatoes with colours/shapes of interest for restaurants and chefs (preselected between CSIC and Alicia Foundation Interaction) are being cultivated in a plot of land recovered for horticultural farming near Castellón Valencia.
  • The GOURMETOM set of TRADITOM tomato varieties catches the attention of press, local farmers, chefs and children

    The GOURMETOM set was cultivated near La Albufera Natural Parc following traditional practices by Esteve, a farmer recently awarded “Best Collaborative Farmer” at the first meeting of the Tomata Valenciana held recently in El Perelló. The set of GOURMETOM varieties cultivated was used as an exhibition for variation in tomato colors and shapes for the local farmers that visited the field and also...
  • TRADITOM goes organic

    A few weeks ago, CSIC started collaboration with two farmers in the Benifaió area, Spain (see location in map) interested in cultivating traditional tomato varieties following the EU Organic Farming Regulation. From the angle of a “proximity market view” with their target customers being from the neighborhood, those local farmers will test some of the TRADITOM tomato varieties in order to...
  • Workshop on traditional tomatoes at Alícia Foundation

    On July 24, 2017 a workshop on traditional tomatoes was organized at the facilities of the Alícia Foundation in Sant Fruitós de Bages (Catalonia, Spain). The workshop included presentations of the TRADITOM project, consumer taste activities and show cooking of traditional tomatoes by chefs from the Alícia Foundation. The tomatoes used for the tastings were cultivated in El Perelló (Valencia) and...