Tamarillo

Chilto, Sachatomate, Tomate Andino

Size

Long: 
8 cm - 10 cm
Diameter: 
5 cm - 7cm

Taste

  • Sweetness
  • Bitterness
  • Sourness

Availability

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Available countries

Ecuador

Product consumption

Ideal to make juices and desserts. It is also used to make sauces as chutneys or curry.
  • Fresh fruit

Presentations

Tamarillo x 2,5kg

Botanical name

"Solanum betaceum"

It belongs to the family of the tomatoes but grows as a tree. The fruits are egg shaped, 4-10 cm long, with a smooth red or orange skin. The pulp is orange and has an acid taste.

Origin

Andes of Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia

Life time

4weeks
It is a sturdy product long life , especially in refrigeration.

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