Do you know how much the best tomato pulp to buy in the supermarket costs? Here is which brand was awarded by Altroconsumo.
The well-known Italian consumer magazine examined up to 28 brands among tomato puree and pulp which are for sale in supermarkets throughout Italy. And after various types of anonymous laboratory and quality analysis, he has compiled a list of the best, consecrating only one as the best value for money.
There were several parameters on which the test was based. For example, the presence of salt or water in addition to the tomato pulp, the pH and lactic acid, the sugars, the general hygiene of the product. But also the possible presence of mold or pesticides. We have to say that all the pulps taken into consideration for this survey fully met the standards. Let’s see the details.
Best brand of tomato pulp for sale in supermarkets
The Altroconsumo investigation carried out analyzes on different types of tomato-based preserves that are sold in all Italian stores. The choice was made in order to cover the market as much as possible. “All samples are purchased at normal outlets, sent to laboratories and analyzed anonymously,” reads a magazine note accompanying the test.
The results are very interesting. We have already seen in another article best tomato puree brands with the results resulting from this test, while regarding the tomato pulp we see that in the upper part there is a product, let’s say, not famous. That is, it is not a brand of a well-known company. But one private labelsthat is, a brand of tomato pulp that bears the name of the supermarket where it is sold.
Well, according to Altroconsumo, the best tomato pulp with the best value for money is Esselunga tomato pulp. It is sold in multipacks of three pieces, with a total weight of 1200 gr (3x400g ℮). He got 74 points. At the time of testing price informed by the magazine it ranged from €1.05 to €1.40, but at the time of writing, the product in question is being sold in the Esselunga online store at €1.99, i.e. €1.66 per kilo.
In any case, going back to the ranking, in the positions below the first we find in second place on equal terms with 73 points the very fine tomato pulp Casar Polpadoro, De Rica pulp prepared 100% Italian, Viviverde Coop organic very fine tomato pulp tomato and very fine pulp Ortolina. De Cecco tomato pulp remains in third place rewarded with 70 points out of 100.
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