Just how sweet can a tomato be?

When most people eat Florida-grown tomatoes, they’re usually adding it to a salad or sandwich.

But to some people, they're apparently good enough to drink too.

Sam Hutton is all about tomatoes. A tomato breeder in Hillsborough County, his tomato experience goes way back.

“I was a little kid when i started being interested tomatoes,” Hutton said. “I had a garden outside my window.”

Now his garden has grown into a seven-acre tomato experiment at the University of Florida’s agricultural extension near Wimauma.

Hutton has been investigating how sweet it can be to be a Florida tomato.

Read more at Spectrum News (Dalia Dangerfield)


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