Native to the Andean highlands, tomatoes were introduced to Japan via Europe. At first, cherry tomatoes were known as ornamental plants, but they became popular as vegetables thanks to their improved taste.
Japanese varieties have been improved to have a stronger sweetness and Suzuki Farm aims for the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. They are great for salads, cooking, and as a healthy snack for children.
Tomatoes are rich in high antioxidant β-carotene and vitamin C as well as lycopene.