Gravina Cherry Tomatoes in general is a source of the powerful antioxidant lycopene, but the process of canning them makes it more effective. Canned tomatoes are heated along the process which makes antioxidants more effective. These can be used as an ingredient in sauces, soups, and stews.
Canned tomatoes are as nutritious as the fresh cherry tomatoes. Low in calories and enriched with vitamin C and fiber. Lycopene in the tomatoes reduces the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer and helps to improve the eyesight.