As every year, for six years, the

Mallorca International Tomato Contest

chooses the best tomato on the island.

Promoted by

Tiffany Blackman

(commercial director of Aubocassa, in Mallorca), it is an appointment in which renowned professionals of the island's gastronomic sector meet to decide, in a

commented tasting

, which is the best of these fruits, protagonists of countless of

summer recipes.

On this occasion, the chosen place has been the


de Palma


, a national benchmark in

vegetable cuisine

, where the jury has analyzed a selection of




, such as the ramallet tomato, the rose tomato, the cor de bou, the cherry , the muchohiel, the raff and the salad.

The winners

of this edition have been the Ramallet mateta secano from Finca Son Juan Jaume, in Manacor, and the Rosa from Finca Can Xalet, from Santa Eugenia.

Pink tomato from Finca Can Xalet, in Santa Eugenia.

And what are the characteristics that have been valued in this tasting / contest?

Texture, flavor, acid point

, thickness of the skin and the smoothness of its meat, among other aspects.

To do this, the tomatoes have been cut into wedges and slices and have been tasted

natural and also seasoned

with Aubocassa oils and Flor d'Es Trenc salts.

To find the

perfect tomato

, the five jurors - Tiffany Blackman;

Laura Calvo, Head of Image and Communication at Flor d'Es Trenc;

José Vilaseca, ONCE territorial delegate in the Balearic Islands;

Jaime Jaume, agronomist engineer and Andrés Benítez, chef at Botànic- have analyzed the

visual, nose, mouth and overall


of each specimen.

Ramallet mateta secano tomato, from Finca Son Juan Jaume.

According to the criteria of The Trust Project

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