Consistometer Basics

Posted January 10th, 2017

A consistometer is an instrument that measures viscosity, or thickness, of a tomato product. This simple device is the most accurate way to conduct a flow test so you can quickly determine whether you need to make adjustments to your recipe. Need a thicker sauce? No problem!  With a consistometer, you’ll always have the right… Read more »

Diciotto

Posted January 10th, 2017

The San Benito Diciotto is a concentrated tomato product crushed to perfection for pizza sauces, soups, and gumbos. When diluted for pizza sauce, this mega yield tomato product can supply up to 35 medium pizzas per can. That’s 75% more than the standard can of sauce! For the best in flavor and consistency, the San… Read more »

San Benito Organic

Posted January 10th, 2017

For your health-conscience and environmentally sensitive customers, the San Benito Organic tomato products are grown, stored, processed, and shipped according to USDA Organic Standards. These tomatoes follow strict guidelines that are designed to be healthier for people and safer for the environment. With seven organic products under the San Benito label, we’re confident you’ll find… Read more »

Benefits of Prepared Sauces

Posted January 10th, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great to have fully prepared tomato sauces without having to compromise consistency and flavor? With Old California and San Benito fully prepared pizza and pasta sauces, you get a ready-to-use product that will keep your customers coming back for more; and with competitive pricing, you can be confident that these tomato products… Read more »

Refractometer Basics

Posted January 10th, 2017

Did you know that you can obtain a specific sweetness level by using a refractometer? This instrument measures the sugar content or the concentration level of products such as tomatoes, and it’s expressed as a percentage called Brix. Whether you’re using tomato puree or crushed tomatoes, a refractometer will help you obtain the consistency that… Read more »

Pear Tomatoes

Posted January 10th, 2017

Are you looking for a pear tomato that rivals the sweet flavor and low acidity of Italy’s best tomato products? If so, then the San Benito Whole Peeled Pear tomato is the product you’ve been searching for. This low sodium tomato product is filled with natural flavors from the freshest tomatoes of the San Joaquin… Read more »

Cuore del Sol

Posted January 10th, 2017

Hand picked in California using strictest quality standards, the Cuore del Sol is made with the finest pear tomatoes in the industry. These unpeeled tomatoes are grounded with the skin still attached to create a coarse texture that works well as a base for pizza sauces. With a deliciously sweet flavor and GMO-free standards, the… Read more »

Old California Pouch Benefits

Posted January 10th, 2017

Using fresh tomatoes that are packed within hours after being pulled from the vine, Old California Pouch tomatoes are safer for the environment and more effective than canned packaging. Using a special multilayer film designed to keep oxygen-sensitive tomato products fresher, these products offer great flavor and reduce disposal costs as well as kitchen worker… Read more »

Drained Weight Test

Posted January 10th, 2017

The drained weight test will help you calculate the price-per-ounce of a tomato product in a can or a pouch. This is not only important to know for shipping logistics, but it’s also a great way to determine the quality of a tomato product. Used on whole, peeled, and diced tomatoes, the drained weight test… Read more »

Salsa-Ready Pouch Tomatoes

Posted January 10th, 2017

If you’re looking for a way to create more shelf space, then Old California Salsa-Ready Pouch Tomatoes are a perfect solution. These compact pouch tomatoes have a consistent flavor that your customers will love, and you’ll never have to worry about the chopping or draining variances that you get when slicing whole peeled tomatoes. Video… Read more »

Salsa-Ready Pouch Tomatoes (Spanish)

Posted January 10th, 2017

Si usted esta buscando una manera de crear mas espacio, Old California Salsa preparada en bolsas son una solución perfecta.  Estos tomates de bolsa compacta tienen un sabor consistente que sus clientes les encantara, y nunca tendrán que preocuparse por las variedades de corto o peso del desague que se obtiene al cortar tomates pelados enteros  … Read more »