Tomato Paste

Tomato is one of the major vegetable

crop grown worldwide. Tomato paste is a concentrated long shelf life product used as an important food ingredient worldwide. As per Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 2011, the global tomato production was approximately 130 million tons with Europe and China as leading tomato producing regions currently. Other major tomato producers across the globe are India, U.S. and Turkey. Tomato paste is prepared by removing skin, pulp of tomatoes to create tomato juice which is then concentrated generally by evaporation method in order to obtain a thick paste. Tomato paste market is expected to witness significant market growth during the forecast period owing to its widespread application in food industry.

Increasing demand for organic tomato paste is expected to drive the global market revenues of tomatoes in the coming years. The global tomato paste market is segmented into, product type, packaging type, area of application, sales channels and by region. By packaging-type the global tomato paste market is segmented into, cans, carton packaging, bottles and pouches. Cans are the preferred packaging solution for tomato paste due to its convenient packing and to an increase in its shelf life. For what concerns the applications, the global tomato paste market is segmented into, industrial, household and commercial applications.

Tomato paste market is segmented into: North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, Japan and Middle East and Africa.  North America and Western Europe are expected to account for significant revenue shares in the global tomato paste market over the forecast period. In European countries tomato is one of the most important vegetable consumed accounting for an approximate share of 19% as the largest fresh vegetable crop. Per capita tomato consumption is high in countries such as, Germany, Spain and France. Household use of tomato is increasing in countries such as Africa, India, China and U.S. where consumers use it for making several recipes. Also, growing manufacturers’ efforts to increase their tomato production capabilities is expected to fuel the tomato paste market growth over the following years.

Growing demand for convenience food products, shift towards organic and clean label products and growing consumption of tomato paste is expected to increase the market revenue growth of tomato paste market over the years to come.

CFT Group is leader in Tomato Processing Industry since 1945, when the first brand, Rossi e Catelli, started to manufacture the first evaporators in history. Since then, the Group has kept on growing and today it represents the symbol of the leading technologies available on the whole market.

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complete Tomato paste production line


CFT Group’s tomato paste lines feature a high level of technology, from processing up to packaging systems.

This line features, for what concerns the receiving and sorting sections, hydraulic transport systems of the raw ingredients, buffer tanks, product dosing systems and premium sorting machines. In addition to this equipment, the line features our renowned pre-concentration “Apollo” evaporator and multiple-effect continuous “Venus” evaporator. The line is completed by an aseptic filling area featuring our premium Macropak AF/2.



The Tomato processing Industry, which began with the manual canning of tomatoes in 1847, currently represents a highly organized industry with sales worth billions of dollars. The global tomato processing market reached a volume of around 34 Million Tons in 2016. A number of factors are currently driving the growth of this…

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