A famous British journalist, Miles Kington, once wrote a quote regarding tomatoes. He wrote, “Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad”. This is an interesting quote that he developed because it is accurate that a tomato really is a fruit. In fact, it is what botanists call a “true fruit”. The definition of a “true fruit” is a fruit whose tissues are completely developed from the ripened ovary of the plant. Other examples of true fruits include raspberries, oranges, and blueberries. Below are twenty-five other fascinating facts about tomatoes that may interest and surprise you.