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Why Red Gold® Tomato Quality Is Important to You


The most important thing a food manufacturer can offer an operator is not just quality ingredients but confidence.

Confidence that in every case there’s an ingredient which adds extraordinary flavor and quality that will have customers coming back for more. Confidence that from the tomato field to Chef’s plate, a food manufacturer is fully vested in the operator’s success. Tomatoes are on 86%* of American menus because of their versatility and flavor. Selling confidence in the quality of its tomato products has been the secret to Red Gold’s success since 1942.

Unlike other manufacturers who buy their tomatoes on the open market, Red Gold takes a different path. From its proprietary seed stock of Roma tomatoes, Red Gold nurtures the seedlings in greenhouses then partner with 40 family farmers who have been raising tomatoes for generations. Midwestern soil is considered to be some of the best in the nation and at the same latitude as notable Italian imported San Marzano tomatoes. Red Gold chooses multi-generational farm families to raise their tomatoes because they are best at protecting the environment and products Red Gold puts in kitchens across America.

More than 40 million tomatoes are processed each day where every tomato takes an exceptional journey that ends with confidence in every can.

All three Red Gold facilities are highest level SQF certified, USDA Organic, Kosher, Allergen-Free producing hundreds of Non-GMO Project verified products.

Red Gold’s process for packing fresh tomatoes involves washing each tomato seven times, rinsing each 18 times, hand sorted 11 times and mechanically color checked and size sorted six times. The Red Gold manufacturing process involves a rigorous 270 tests every hour.


There is no hiding from quality standards when you compare Red Gold whole peeled tomatoes verses the other two national brand competitors.

It is this quality that can be expected from the entire line of Red Gold tomato products. Let our quality bring you confidence you can count on!

If you would like to compare Red Gold quality against your existing brand, request a free sample now.

*Datassential, 2021

The ChefsBest® Excellence Award is awarded to brands that surpass quality standards established by independent professional chefs.