The cherry vine tomato is matured on the stem relatively long compared to the cherry tomato. The cherry vine tomato contains the substance lycopene. The redder the cherry vine tomato, the higher the lycopene content. Lycopene is an antioxidant and provides protection against prostate cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Cherry vine tomatoes contain vitamins C, B1, B2 and B6 and many dietary fibers.
The cherry vine tomato has a full, sweet taste and is available in several colors: orange, yellow and red. Ideal as a snack or in salads.