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Preparation of Tomato Juice, Puree and Paste

Preparation of Tomato Juice, Puree and Paste


Tomato juice is a healthy beverage

It characterizes not only by its taste, colour and aroma but also by its vitamin content close to those of fresh tomatoes

Tomato puree and paste are concentrated form of tomato juice and is most popular product

They may be in natural form without any additives or may be with added sugar, salt and preservative

Used as base for making juice, soup, sauce and ketchup

A good quality juice contain about 0.4 % acid (citric acid), 0.5 % salt and 1.0 % sugar

Tomato puree is of two types:

Medium tomato puree contains not less than 9.0 % of salt free tomato solids, while

Heavy tomato puree contains not less than 12.0 % solids

Tomato paste contains not less than 25.0 % tomato solids.

Tomato Juice


Select deep red ripe tomatoes, wash & trimmed to remove tops, green/yellow portions

Cut or crushed the tomato and cooked till soft (8-10 minutes)

Passed the lot through Pulper to collect the juice/pulp or stainless steel sieve may be used at home

The air from the extracted juice removed by using a deaerator under high vacuum

Add sugar, salt and flavouring substances

After flash pasteurization at 130 – 150OC for 8 to 12 seconds the juice is cooled at 90 OC.

Filled in cans or glass bottles at the same temperature (90 OC)

Containers are closed followed by their inversion for about 5 – 7 minutes to sterilize the container and closure and then cooled

Processed Products of Tomato Fruits

—Processed Products Of Tomato Fruits

  • Processing of fruits results in high amount of waste materials like peels, seeds, stones, oilseed meals etc.

  • It creates problem that is further provoked by legal restrictions.

  • Thus new aspects relating to the use of these wastes as by-products for additional exploitation on the production of food additives with high nutritional value have gained increasing interest since these are high-value products and may be economically attractive.

—Products from tomato

  • Tomato Jam

  • Tomato Juice

  • Tomato Paste

  • Tomato Sauce

  • Tomato Soup

—Tomato jam

  • If you love tomatoes, you’ll love Tomato Jam. Promise! Tomato jams are a great way to use up a bumper crop of tomatoes.

  • It can be used on everything from toast to fish to pork. It gives an amazing real taste.

—Tomato juice

  • Tomato juice was usually used as a beverage. It is frequently used as a packing liquid for canned tomatoes and in the preparation of tomato juice agar.

  • Vitamin A is available in tomato juice that helps to maintain good bones and teeth as well as eyesight. It also helps in fighting infectious diseases. Vitamin B in tomato juice includes increased energy, healthy nervous system, good digestion, healthy skin, hair and nails.

  • Drinking the byproduct of tomatoes such as tomato juice helps protect people against immune system deficiencies as well as prenatal health problems.

  • There are no known side effects of drinking tomato juice.

  • Hence, tomato juices are safe to drink and safe to enjoy its health benefits.

—Tomato paste

  • Tomato pastes have been a tradition for many generations. Tomato paste can be used to make a fresh spaghetti sauce, lasagna, chili, or other tomato-based meals.

  • Paste is thicker than tomato sauce or tomato puree and also the real essence of ripe tomatoes.

—Tomato sauce

  • A good tomato sauce is the basis for so many wonderful dishes such as pizza, pasta, chicken, and fish. Tomato sauce you make from scratch is yummy and delicious and so easy.

  • Tomato sauce is delicious any time of year. Extended cooking thickens the sauce as the water cooks off and long simmering melds flavors together.

—Tomato soup

  • Tomato soup may be served hot or cold. It can be made in different styles. It is one of the top soothe foods in the US. Tomato soup really tastes gorgeous.

  • It is very easy to make and very tasty served with warm crusty bread.

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