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Entry from September 28, 2013
TomTato (tomato + potato)

Entry in progress—B.P.
 
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The Independent (UK)
The TomTato: Plant which produces both potatoes and tomatoes launched in UK
Plant can grow sweet cherry tomatoes while producing white potatoes

JOHN HALL FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2013
A plant which produces both potatoes and tomatoes, described as a “veg plot in a pot”, has been launched in the UK.
 
The TomTato can grow more than 500 sweet cherry tomatoes while producing white potatoes.
 
Horticultural mail order company Thompson & Morgan, which is selling the plants for £14.99 each, said the hybrid plants were individually hand-crafted and not a product of genetic engineering.
 
Grafted potato-tomato plants have already been produced in the UK, but Thompson & Morgan says this is the first time they have been successfully produced commercially.
   
The Huffington Post
TomTato, Tomato-Potato Plant, Now Available (VIDEO)
Posted: 09/27/2013 2:24 pm EDT |  Updated: 09/27/2013 4:24 pm EDT
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We’re all about combining potatoes and tomatoes together when cooking—but the development of a new plant, the TomTato, has us a little weirded out. The TomTato, now available in the U.K., is a tomato and potato plant in one. Both the tomatoes and potatoes ripen at the same time.
 
Thompson & Morgan, the horticulture company behind the TomTato, says the the tomatoes are sweeter than most supermarket varieties. The TomTato is not genetically modified—it is a grafted plant, meaning that tissue from one plant is attached to tissue from another.
 
A different version called the Potato Tom, made by another company, is available in New Zealand starting in October.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, September 28, 2013 • Permalink


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