Organic Sun Dried Tomato Puree, is made using organic sun dried tomatoes of first quality.
The benefits of tomatoes consume are highlighted by several studies, for the presence of carotenoids and in particular of Lycopene, a tetraterpene that was associated with decrease of chronic diseases and cardiovascular risks.
Naturally presents in fresh tomatoes, Lycopene content is increased by the dehydration process of sun dried tomatoes.
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