The Yellow Campano Tomato it is grown mainly in the province of Naples and in the surrounding provinces. The main recognized varieties of the place are the Piennolo yellow tomato from Vesuvius and the Yellow Datterino.
Piennolo Yellow Tomato
The Piennolo Yellow Tomato it comes from the Vesuvius area, it is cultivated by hand and harvested between April and September.
Characterized by an oval and elongated shape, the yellow Piennolo tomato can be found hanging in clusters (like a pendulum, hence the name "piennolo”), Has a golden yellow color, a rather thick skin and a very sweet taste.
The Yellow Datterino comes in regular clusters (from 14 to 16 fruits each) it is a very vigorous plant with indeterminate development, tolerant to the main tomato diseases, the berry is rounded and slightly flattened at the poles, the color is orange yellow and the pulp has a color salmon pink.
Unlike the classic tomato, it has no acidity. In fact, the yellow datterino it is undoubtedly an excellent tomato to combine with dishes based on fish or seafood.