Enterprise News of Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Delicious Tom, an enriched tomato combine and a trusted model applied in properties across Ghana, once once more highlighted at the 2019 Jollof Competition, an thrilling function which options vendors and presents people today the platform to rejoice and take pleasure in Jollof.
Forward of the Pageant which took put at Memory Lane Park, Planet Jollof Day was celebrated on August 22 and Olam Ghana, in partnership with the Food stuff Function Corporation, marked the day by donating cartons of Delicious Tom Enriched Tomato Mix to pupils of Potential Initial Academy, an underprivileged to start with cycle university found in Agbogbloshie. Some 250 college children had been all addressed to a plate of Jollof and hen to commemorate the working day.
Delicious Tom Enriched Tomato Combine, an inescapable principal ingredient in most traditional Ghanaian meals, has develop into the most popular model for the preparing of Jollof in Ghana, for the reason that of its thickness and loaded color that lends by itself to the desired overall look and flavor of Jollof Rice.
“Apart from giving Jollof Rice that well-known ‘jollof colour’ and that special style, as desired by equally caterers and jollof enthusiasts, Delicious Tom enriched tomato blend also delivers a wholesome meal as a end result of its included fibre and vitamins A, D, E & K,” discussed Pass up Ewuresi Krampa, Model Manager for Delicious Tom.
The Pageant was nicely attended by members of nearby communities, as an opportunity to take in and socialise. The day concluded with a cooking competitors.
In recent decades, Jollof rice has grow to be the most topical food items in the two official and informal conversations on West African gastronomy, fuelled by long-standing competing promises by Ghanaians, Senegalese and Nigerians that they make the best Jollof and that the food by itself originated from their respective nations.
The “Jollof rivalry” is strongest between arch-rivals Ghana and Nigeria, which seems as a hot discussion on social media channels. Ghana’s Jollof Pageant was born out of the “Jollof rivalry”, the inaugural event of which was held in 2018 under the auspices of Delicious Tom Enriched Tomato Mix.
Delicious Tom is produced in Ghana by Nutrifoods Ghana in an FSSC (Foodstuff Basic safety Program Certification Plan) accredited plant which is the most significant in West Africa and also the very first foodstuff producing facility in the sub-area to make global recognition for compliance in food items security benchmarks.