Pomodorino giallo lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea

The Pomodorino giallo lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea is a unique and delicious variety of yellow tomato that is grown in the region of Basilicata, Italy. It is specifically cultivated in the towns and communes of Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea, Sant’Arcangelo, and San Mauro Forte. This tomato variety can be found in local stores and shops in these areas, such as the Frutta e Verdura store in Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea and the Ortofrutta shop in Sant’Arcangelo.

The Pomodorino giallo lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea is highly regarded for its exceptional taste and quality. It has a sweet and slightly tangy flavor, making it perfect for various culinary uses. This tomato variety is often used in traditional Basilicata recipes, such as the Insalata di Pomodorini gialli lungo di Castronuovo (Yellow Tomato Salad) and the Pomodorini gialli lungo di Castronuovo e Ricotta Salata (Yellow Tomato and Salted Ricotta).

The Pomodorino giallo lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Products) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and traditional production methods. The specifications of this recognition include:

– The tomatoes must be grown in the designated areas of Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea, Sant’Arcangelo, and San Mauro Forte.
– The cultivation must follow traditional methods, without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
– The tomatoes must be harvested at the right level of ripeness and processed within a few hours to preserve their freshness and flavor.

Sources:
– “Pomodorino giallo lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea” – www.basilicataturistica.it
– “Prodotti agroalimentari tradizionali (PAT)” – www.politicheagricole.it