These varieties pop with flavor—toss them in salads or savor them as a snack.
Written bySunset StaffFebruary 20, 2009
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For many years, ‘Sweet 100’ has been the standard by which all other cherry tomatoes are measured. But that hasn’t stopped breeders from trying to develop new and better varieties. In a tasting conducted by our Garden and Food staff, ‘SunSugar’ edged out ‘Sun Gold’ for first place.
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This vigorous plant produces long clusters of orange tomatoes with “fruity and sweet” flavor, according to our judges.
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‘Sugar Snack’ yields lots of fruit with great tomato flavor.
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This prolific plant bearing “juicy, sweet” fruit is similar to ‘Sweet 100’ but resists diseases.
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Very vigorous, this plant is a prolific producer of crack-prone fruit with good tomato flavor.