The Ground/Capuliato Ciappa of Organic Sun dried tomato is an oval-shaped tomato which is cultivated in the open field, harvested at the right degree of maturity, selected, washed, half-cut, salted, and sun dried in a healthy way authorized by the competent authorities. The product is ground and packaged after sun-drying process.
The Ground/Capuliato Ciappa of Organic Sun dried tomato is called “Capuliato” which means “Ground” in Sicilian dialect. The product is ground and has a pulpy and an elastic aspect, with a fragrant scent and a taste that lingers.
The amount of vitamins and minerals salts are not affected by the drying process, on the contrary, it has been shown that the sun dried tomato contains more Provitamin A than the fresh tomato, moreover it is rich in Beta-carotene, Vitamin C, Lycopene, these latter are two very important antioxidants to keep our skin and body healthy.
Packaging: The Ground/Capuliato Ciappa of Organic Sun dried tomato is packaged in compostable/biodegradable trays or bags.