Top 10 Canned Tomatoes In Malaysia

Canned tomatoes are the next best thing after fresh tomatoes. They are very convenient, shelf stable and won’t go bad as easily as fresh tomatoes. Some canned tomatoes contain whole peeled tomatoes, some contain chopped ones for your convenience. These canned tomatoes are usually added with salt which amplifies the flavor of the tomato. For preservative purposes, canned tomatoes are also added with citric acid.

Although the tomatoes are canned, they still can provide you ample amounts of nutrients. The canned tomatoes have low amounts of calories and are packed with vitamin C and fiber. Compared to fresh tomatoes, canned tomatoes contain high levels of lycopene which is helpful to lower the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer, and macular degeneration.

Here are some of the best canned tomatoes that you could find in Malaysia!

1. Cirio Peeled Tomatoes

Cirio Peeled Tomatoes
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Cirio Peeled Tomatoes comes from a long heritage and love for tomatoes. Only the plumpest, ripest, juiciest tomatoes with just the perfect colour intensity, texture, and depth of flavour are selected from sun-drenched Italian vines.The tomatoes are picked and canned on the same day, resulting in a fresh, unique, and original Italian flavour. 

Ingredients: Peeled Plum Tomatoes, Tomato Juice and Citric Acid

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g and 2.5 kg

Price: RM4.90 (400 g can)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

2. S&W Premium Whole Peeled Tomatoes

SW Premium Whole Peeled Tomatoes
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Fresh, sun-ripened California tomatoes are used to make S&W Premium Whole Peeled Tomatoes. S&W premium tomatoes are unequalled in quality and variety, making them ideal for your family’s spaghetti sauce recipe or for new tastes created by your generation. Also delicious in soups, on pizza, and as a side dish for grilled meats and steaks.

Ingredients: Tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Size Available: 411 g

Price: RM6.46

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

3. Ciao Italian Chopped Tomatoes

Ciao Italian Chopped Tomatoes
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Ciao Italian Chopped Tomatoes are made to suit the demands of both chefs and pizzaiolos. These tomatoes are jam-packed with juice, containing less water than comparable brands and yielding higher total tomato solids per can yields. These tomatoes have the ideal flavour balance to be added into your dishes.

Ingredients: Peeled Tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, and Citric Acid.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM3.60

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

4. Rodolfi Whole Peeled Tomato

Rodolfi Whole Peeled Tomato
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The velvety texture of Rodolfi Whole Peeled Tomato makes them ideal for preparing multiple plates in the kitchen: they may be used whole or cut into pieces.After a selection and cleaning process, whole peeled tomatoes are heated to make skin removal easier and to achieve the best product for all recipes.

Ingredients: Peeled Tomato, Tomato Juice, Salt, Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 500 g and 2.5 kg

Price: RM7.40 (500 g can)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

5. La Gusto Whole Peeled Tomatoes

La Gusto Whole Peeled Tomatoes
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La Gusto Whole Peeled Tomatoes comes in a huge can that weighs about 2.55 kg. This packed can of tomatoes are suitable for big families, events and restaurants that require large amounts of peeled tomatoes. These tomatoes have a smooth balance of sweet and tartness.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 2.55 kg

Price: RM12.80

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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6. GUD Chopped Tomatoes

GUD Chopped Tomatoes
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GUD Chopped Tomatoes contains convenient chopped tomatoes packed in a weight of 2.55 kg which is perfect for heavy uses of tomatoes. These tomatoes have excellent tanginess that will complement your dishes and desserts perfectly. It is also canned along with tomato juice to give it a juicier taste.

Ingredients: Chopped Tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 2.55 kg

Price: RM14.00

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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7. Woolworths Diced Italian Tomato Basil & Oregano

Woolworths Diced Italian Tomato Basil Oregano
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Woolworths Diced Italian Tomato Basil & Oregano is not your basic canned tomatoes. These tomatoes have been freshly diced and flavored with basil and oregano. So instead of just the tangy flavor of tomatoes, your taste buds are going to taste the herbs flavour too.

Ingredients: Diced Tomatoes (60%), Tomato Juice, Fresh Basil (1%), Salt, Oregano (0.04%).

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM5.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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8. Tesco Italian Chopped Tomatoes in Rich Tomato Juice

Tesco Italian Chopped Tomatoes in Rich Tomato Juice
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Tesco Italian Chopped Tomatoes in Rich Tomato Juice contains ripened chopped tomatoes which are immersed in concentrated tomato juice. These canned tomatoes also contain some flavorful ingredients such as herbs, spices and flavoring to enhance its taste. 

Ingredients: Tomato (75%), Concentrated Tomato Juice, Salt, Chilli Powder (0.08%), Basil, Oregano, Acidity Regulator (Citric Acid), Flavouring

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM6.49

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

9. Alfredo Gourmet Whole Peeled Tomatoes

Alfredo Gourmet Whole Peeled Tomatoes
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Alfredo Gourmet Whole Peeled Tomatoes are made with Italy-grown tomatoes called plum tomatoes which have a smaller and oval shape than the usual rounded shaped tomatoes. These tomatoes have lower water content and an almost chewy flesh. You can add these tomatoes to stews and soups or eat it as it is.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 2.55 kg

Price: RM14.20

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

10. Mr Organic Italian Chopped Tomatoes

Mr Organic Italian Chopped Tomatoes
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Mr Organic Italian Chopped Tomatoes are made using tomatoes that have been sun-ripened and stored within a few hours of harvest, preserving their flavour and freshness. These canned tomatoes are created using a sustainable production facility in Italy and only the best tomatoes can go into the cans.

Ingredients: Italian Organic Sun Ripened Tomatoes and Tomato Juice

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM19.60 (2 cans x 400 g)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

By the way, here is a mini guide about canned tomatoes for your perusal!

  • Canned tomatoes should always be cooked because they are not-pre cooked canned food.
  • Once you open the can, store any leftovers in a glass or plastic container and refrigerate them for up to one week.
  • Chopped: These are the most convenient ones as you can just add them directly into your dishes or baked goods).
  • Whole peeled: When in doubt, this one is the most versatile one as you can still choose whether to use it wholly, chopped or mushed.

Note: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered, if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us [email protected] The sequence of brands is in no particular order.

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