There are certain characteristics of Tomato that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Tomato is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Better Boy, Early Girl, Beefsteak, Beefmaster, Pink Brandywinem, Caspian Pink, Thai Pinks, Hawaiian Pineapple, Kellogg’s Breakfast, Cherokee Purple, Black Ethiopian and Paul Robeson. Tomato varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Round and its textureis Juicy. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Tomato, its taste is sour and sweet.
Tomato color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Tomatoes are available in shades of green, orange, pink, purplish black, red, white and yellow.