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Native to the western regions of South America, but first cultivated in Mexico, it wasn’t until the 1500’s that Spanish explorers introduced tomatoes to European populations, and even then, they were often seen as unfit to eat. TOMATOES: FRUIT OR VEGGIE? Today tomatoes are enjoyed worldwide at roughly 130 million tons per year. Botanically speaking, the tomato is both fruit […]

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