Pink and Purple Tomatoes are some of the most popular tomatoes. Many old heirloom varieties are pink or purple and have been grown for many years for good reason. Flavor. Pink tomatoes tend to be on the sweeter side with a full balanced tomato flavor. They just don’t tend to taste as acidic as red tomatoes.
Why Purple in the name when it’s Pink? Because back in the 1800’s, people called pink tomatoes purple. Pink tomatoes have a clear epidermis where red tomatoes have a yellow epidermis. Scientifically, that’s the only difference. Don’t be limited to red in your choice of tomatoes. Add color and flavor to your food.