They are diverse in size, shape, flavour and texture. Each heirloom tomato has its unique characteristics.
Brown, Purple Black Varieties:
Distinct rich flavour, that ranges from a sweet flavour to a slightly salty-smoky taste.
Their skin coloring extends into the fruit which can be very attractive.
These are very healthy and delicious with an assortment of flavours. Their pulp is thick with few seeds.
Their flavours can vary from sweet and juicy to tangy. They usually have a slight citrus flavour and are low in sodium.
These have a creamy texture, thin skin and a sweet flavour. These are great for sauces, salsa and canning.
These are best fried. They have a full-bodied tomato flavour. Some are sweet with a tart, almost spicy undertone.