Tomatoes

By Treg Davison

Tomatoes originated in Mexico and are primarily is grown in South Carolina. The original name is Solanum lycopersicum it is a oilseed. It was at first thought of as poisonous and many people wouldn't eat them until president Thomas Jefferson had them then people didn't mind them. They are used mostly for human consumption some uses are tomato past and salsa and sauce and juice and fresh.