Tasti-Lee Tomatoes displayed the new Tasti-Wee tomatoes at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit in October. ( File photo )

Tasti-Lee Tomatoes are now available as a grape tomato snacking variety, marketed as Tasti-Wees.

Flavorful Brands LLC, Los Angeles, is introducing the snack tomato with new packaging and an emphasis on convenience, value and flavor.

The Tasti-Wees will be available in 10.5-ounce containers in early 2019 in grocery stores across the U.S.

The deep red Tasti-Lees tomatoes come in 1.25-pound bags, in organic and conventionally-grown options, according to a news release. According to the company, organic Tasti-Lees account for almost one-third of tomatoes sold in the organic category.

Tasti-Lee Tomatoes are a subsidiary of Flavorful Brands, a partnership of LHF LLC, Marrero Ventures LLC and Bejo Seeds Inc.

 
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Submitted by Someone who knows on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 09:31

"According to the company, organic Tasti-Lees account for almost one-third of tomatoes sold in the organic category."

An overstatement to say the least. Packer, please do a fact on this. It would be a surprise if organic TLs represents 1% of the organic tomato market.