CAMPANIA IS TOMATO COUNTRY, ESPECIALLY THE VALLE DEL SARNO.
The area of Sarnese Nocerino is the best agricultural plot in the region. It sits at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, has fertile volcanic soil, just the right climate and a pure aquifer for irrigation. In 1996 these San Marzano tomatoes were awarded a DOP.
SAN MARZANO TOMATOES DEL’ AGR SARNESE NOCERINO DOP
A vining plant that continuously produces elongated, pointed plum tomatoes. It is a deeply flavored heirloom variety that is more sweet, less acid, has fewer seeds and more dense flesh than others. It is the perfect variety for sauce and paste. Whole and peeled.