Qiu Zixuan (right), Director-General of the Salt Water Farmers Association, recommends delicious small salt water tomatoes, and will hold a two-day Salt Water Pasta Tomato Festival starting tomorrow.

(Photo by reporter Yang Jincheng)

[Reporter Yang Jincheng/Tainan Report] Tainan’s small salt water tomatoes are well-known far and wide. The farmers’ association in the salt water area held the second small tomato evaluation competition today (9th). For two days in a row, the Salt Water Pasta Tomato Festival was held at the Supply and Marketing Department of the Farmers Association. There were salt water pasta and small tomatoes to taste. "Italian" tastes delicious.

There were 28 fruit growers participating in the evaluation of saltwater tomatoes. The "handsome" variety of small tomatoes grown in the open air in salt land was used as the evaluation fruit. The farmers association invited Liu Yichang, Dr. Huang Ruizhang from the Tainan Agricultural Reform Farm, and Xu Wenyao, head of the agricultural affairs section of the Nanshi Agricultural Bureau. Based on fruit weight, appearance, sugar content, taste and flavor, 20 experts selected 20 award-winning fruit growers, including the top three, winning, and excellent.

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As a result of the evaluation, the champion Li Wulang, the runner-up Wang Shufang, the third runner-up Wu Hongxiu, and Li Wulang won the first and second champions of salted tomato.

Qiu Zixuan, director general of the Farmers Association, said that salt water tomatoes are grown in salty areas, and the sweet and sour taste and Q-bomb taste have become popular in the market. Although the disaster has lost more than 30% of the output of small tomatoes this year, the quality has not been affected, and the output is gradually increasing. .

Qiu Zixuan said that the wholesale price of small salted tomatoes in Taipei recently ranges from 40 to 50 yuan per kilogram. The peasant association purchased 30,000 kilograms from farmers in previous production seasons to stabilize the fruit price. It is the right time for people to eat small salted tomatoes.

The farmer's association and the famous salt water pasta will hold an industrial and cultural event in the supply and marketing department of the farmer's association tomorrow, selling salt water pasta and small tomatoes, showing the achievements of happy villages and green care stations, and providing daily There are 150 small tomatoes and pasta tasting, as well as community, street performer performances, tomato pizza, potted plants, candied haws DIY experience, etc.

The top three in the second small tomato evaluation competition.

(Photo by reporter Yang Jincheng)

Tainan's small salt water tomatoes are well-known far and wide, and the Farmers' Association of the salt water area held the second small tomato evaluation competition today (9th).

(Photo by reporter Yang Jincheng)

Tainan's small salt water tomatoes are well-known far and wide, and the Farmers' Association of the salt water area held the second small tomato evaluation competition today (9th).

(Photo by reporter Yang Jincheng)