bell tomatoes are small size of one-bite, whose peel is thin, the sugar content
is high, and the taste is very excellent, which has anticancer effect with containing
lycopene. It has fresh taste and various nutrients, so it is especially good
for fatigue relief.
Sedo-myeon of Buyeo is the largest bell tomatoes production complex all over
the nation, on the ground of cultivation techniques accumulated for 25 years,
nutrient solution cultivation is increasing and with establishment of packing
center, it is upgrading the safety and quality.
Bell tomatoes are produced as about 20% of the whole country production in
Buyeo-gun centering on Sedo-myeon. 614 farmhouses produced total 20,150 t in
270㏊ last year. The sales are all 4,100 million won, which is the largest scale
The quality of bell tomatoes produced here is excellent because they are
grown in the soil powerful and fertile deposited while the water of Geumgang(Riv.)
has been bumped continuously against the bank. Proper sunshine rate is helpful
to improve the quality. And with addition of farmers' long know-how, they get
better evaluation than those of other regions.
Bell tomatoes produced in Sedo are uniform in color as scarlet and they have
high sugar contents. The sugar content of bell tomatoes produced in other regions
are about 7∼7.5, however those of bell tomatoes produced in Buyeo are 7.5∼8.5,
thus they are sweeter.
Tomatoes now get into public favor as healthy food. It is rising as heal-all
fruit vegetable with containing lycopene component and various vitamins. It
has been known that it has excellent anticancer effect against prostatic carcinoma,
lung cancer and gastric cancer and it is also good for hypertension treatment.
And it also has good effects for skin care and fatigue relief. Due to these,
the trend to enjoy them as raw state and to put them in salads etc. for taste
and health is streaming.
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