The Tomato is now grown and eaten around the world. It is used in diverse ways including raw in salads and processed into ketchup or tomato soup. Unripe green tomatoes can also be breaded and fried, used to make salsa, or pickled. Tomato juice is sold as a drink and is used in cocktails such as the Bloody Mary.
Tomatoes are used extensively in Mediterranean cuisine. They are a key ingredient in pizza, and are commonly used in pasta sauces.