- Sep 18, 2009   Updated: May 17 2011
The tomato is a signature part of a human’s diet. Whether you find a tomato in a salad, on a burger or glazing French fries, the ambiguous fruit is always there to help your taste buds along.

From ketchup kicks to tune-friendly tomatoes, the 15 tomato-based innovations showcase all the different ways you can take a tomato down a road less traveled.

Implications - Fruits and vegetables are a perennial source of inspiration for designers in every industry. These innovations focus on the tomato in all its forms. Creative professionals can take advantage of this opportunity by similarly drawing inspiration from nature, especially food items that are instantly recognizable to consumers.

Vegetable or Fruit Finds, From Ketchup Kicks to Tomato Vodka: