Largest tomato producer in the Southern Hemisphere
190 000 tonnes cater for all market channels and income groups
Optimised packaging focuses on customers' needs
12-month production cycle
The classic round is our big round tomato and is considered a staple food in Southern Africa. All the varieties in this class are known for their long shelf life. No genetically modified (GM) produce is cultivated.
Classic rounds are versatile, have a wide range of uses and have an excellent shelf life. Due to its size, this tomato is ideal for sandwiches and hamburgers. Tasty sheba is almost always a winner! Classic rounds are an economical choice when preparing tomato or pasta sauce, or making tomato juice.
The Bacio variety is harvested in a truss, similar to grapes, with the vine still intact; the fruit is not removed from the shoot. They are round in shape, brilliant red in colour and have a traditional sweet tomato flavour. Bacio is available in boat tray packaging of 350g. The boat tray packaging protects the tomatoes from damage and bruising.
The Bacio's soft skin makes it excellent for frying, to use in salads or as a sensational snack between meals. It is popular among those who like to get creative in the kitchen. Pop it in the oven for a roasted side dish with a sweet and tangy taste.
Romanita means “spirit of Rome”. Romanitas are the most popular of our mini-tomatoes. They are a beautiful red colour and are known for their long shelf-life. Romanitas are packed in 300g punnets and consumers are encouraged to buy two at a time, one for immediate use and one for the fridge to use later.
Although this tomato has a multitude of uses, it is mainly used fresh in salads. It also enhances the deep red colour of sauces. It is high in lycopene and a wonderful antioxidant. We squeeze them to produce our tasty 100% ZZ2 Romanita Juice
Santé means health, and this is exactly what our Spanish Santé gives you. This is a mini plum tomato, but sweeter and smaller than the Romanita. Santé is available in 200g punnets and 175g snack cups from supermarkets countrywide and the national fresh produce markets as a packed product.
As the smallest of our mini-tomatoes, it has a super sweet and juicy taste and is loved by chefs around the country. Best as the main ingredient in salads.
With its five brilliant colours in one punnet, it makes the most stunning salads without you having to do much … just rinse and add to your regular salad for a gourmet-looking side dish.
Medley Mix is a new star in the tomato range. This innovative packaging offers five mini and plum tomato varieties that were selected to highlight their differences in colour and size, but complement each other in taste from sweet to tangy. It makes for interesting, colourful and fun salads. Medley Mix is packed in punnets of 500g and 250g.
ZZ2 has six tomato packhouses situated in the Limpopo province. Packhouses operate on a seasonal basis depending on the area of production. This means that our tomatoes travel a short distance from field to packhouse after harvesting. This practice prevents bruising of the fruit and offers consumers a fresh product in the shortest possible time.
Great care is taken during the harvesting process. Tomatoes are hand-picked and land assistants are trained not to damage the fruit. Fruit with defects are removed from the production line during the early stages of packaging.
ZZ2 has a fleet of trucks that transports produce to supermarkets and national fresh produce markets daily. The reliability and prompt delivery of produce through a well organised distribution network has contributed to ZZ2’s reputation as a supplier of fresh produce of good quality that is delivered on time.