Purple Tomatoes

By xerocube | October 24, 2006

From the imaginative minds of the science-fiction fans to your salad plate, you could soon be eating purple tomatoes! Yes, according to news from CNN.com, researchers in Salem, Oregon are perfecting the purple tomato, said to be the color of blueberries. Apparently, these are not genetically engineered, as there are genetic roots to a rare purple tomato in Southern Africa. Sources say these new veggies (yes, I know… they are technically fruit) could help reduce the risk of cancer and could be quite tasty in a Garden Salad. At the very least, it would add some color to your plate.

Purple Tomatoes [www.cnn.com]

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November 30th, 2006 at 10:11 am

[…] I wrote about purple tomatoes last month and really hadn’t thought too much about them since then. […]