Tomato or duck?: Keen gardeners Eric and Diane Hinchliffe discovered the bizarre fruit growing alongside ordinary looking tomatoes in their green house and simply cut it up and enjoyed it in a salad for their tea
The prospect of genetically modified purple tomatoes reaching the shelves has come a step closer. The pigment, known as anthocyanin, is an antioxidant which studies on animals show could help fight cancer. Scientists say the new tomatoes could improve the nutritional value of everything from ketchup to pizza topping.