San Marzano Tomatoes: The Sweet Taste of Italy

Did you know San Marzano tomatoes are one of Italy’s most prized products?

San Marzano tomatoes are a variety of plum tomato that originate from San Marzano, Italy. San Marzano Tomatoes have been given Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status by the European Union and can only be grown in specific regions around San Marzano. 

San Marzano tomatoes has been grown in the region of Campania since the 1800s. They have a sweet flavour and thick skin that makes them perfect for canning or cooking. This particular type is thought to be one of Italy’s most popular and well-known varieties and is often used as a condiment on pizza, pasta dishes, sandwiches and more. San Marzano tomatoes come from an area called Mount Vesuvius near Naples where they thrive in volcanic soil with high acidity levels; making it one of the only places in the world these types can grow naturally. The area of Vesuvius had long been known for its agricultural success because it provides all of the necessary

Where to buy San Marzano tomatoes in the UK?

If you’ve been thinking about making your own homemade spaghetti sauce and want to use authentic San Marzano tomatoes DOP, we recommend Coppola San Marzano Tomatoes. You can buy them online at

Coppola San Marzano Tomatoes are PDO (protected designation of origin) certified and each can have its unique identification number. They are made with no sugar, no sweeteners added, and are free from artificial flavours, thickeners, or firming agents.


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