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Organic Crushed San Marzano Tomatoes

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tzanghi Apr 16, 2011 10:37 AM

Does anyone know where I can find organic crushed san marzano tomatoes in the city or the South Jersey suburbs? I love san marzano tomatoes, but have yet to find an organic version of the crushed kind. Thanks in advance!

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    cwdonald Apr 16, 2011 11:01 AM

    There have been quite a few threads about what truly constitutes a San marzano tomato. Do you want only an imported tomato from Italy?

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      tzanghi Apr 17, 2011 04:18 AM

      Importation from Italy isn't necessary, I'm just looking for the same type of tomato that is named "San Marzano."

    2. sockii Apr 16, 2011 02:01 PM

      I'd say your best bet is order them by the case on line...do a search and you'll find options available to meet your criteria (that's how we get our real San Marzanos...we usually buy two cases at a time and live off them for a while.) I haven't really seen any good suppliers out here (I live in the Mullica Hill area) that actually sell real San Marzonos, let alone organic ones.

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        tzanghi Apr 17, 2011 04:19 AM

        sockii, what website do you order them off of? I wouldn't be opposed to this idea, I just am not sure which websites are better than others for ordering them. Thanks!

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          cwdonald Apr 17, 2011 06:19 AM

          tzanghi... Cento sells an organic WHOLE san marzano that is imported. That I know is available both via amazon.com and at some stores that carry Cento. You would have to of course then crush them yourself.

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            sockii Apr 18, 2011 06:58 PM

            http://www.fornobravo.com/ is where I usually order my San Marzanos (as well as my Italian Tipo 00 flour for pizza making.) I get it by the 12 can case and really liked the Strianese brand they sell, though I don't know that they are 'organic'.

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              sockii Apr 18, 2011 06:59 PM

              These are the tomatoes I usually order:

              http://www.fornobravo.com/pizza-ingre...

              I don't think they're organic but I buy them by the 12x case along with the Tipo 00 flour they sell for pizza making...great stuff.

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                tzanghi Apr 18, 2011 08:15 PM

                Thanks, sockii. This is very helpful. I definitely wanna try making my own pizza soon.

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                  sockii Apr 19, 2011 05:24 PM

                  Cool, enjoy! I bought a pizza stone for my oven through them last year and I love it. Hoping this summer to maybe work on getting or building a full pizza oven for the backyard. But their basic supplies such as flour and tomatoes are really of excellent quality, and the information on pizza making really helpful. It's taken me a while to season my stone and get it in proper condition, but now I can do a thin-crust, well-charred pizza at home to rival just about any pie in a restaurant. I practically live on it...

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            gardens4me Apr 25, 2011 06:35 PM

            Kimberton Whole Foods (this is not Whole Foods) and has been around alot longer than Whole Paycheck has!

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