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7 best-selling heirloom tomatoes

Conventional tomatoes just can't hang with a juicy heirloom picked at the peak of harvest season. But with more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes currently being grown worldwide, where do you even begin in choosing which ones to stock? 

While I was at Muir Glen Organic’s harvest event in Sacramento earlier this month, Lynne Rossetto Kasper of The Splendid Table guided us through a tasting of seven popular heirloom tomato varieties, and explained what makes each one a standout. 

Here's the rundown on the best sellers—and how your customers can make them shine in recipes. 

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