Tomato or Tomatoe? Which is correct?

Tomato is the correct spelling of the popular red fruit that is used in salads. Tomatoe is incorrect and should not be used in English. Tomatoes is the plural of tomato.

When you have a tomato, you have a meal!

Did you know that a tomato is a fruit and not a vegetable?

How do the British spell tomato?

The British spell tomato the same way everyone else does. There is no difference so the correct spelling in British English is “tomato”.

Why is the plural of tomato, tomatoes?

Some words in English need to use -es instead of -s to make the word plural. Some common examples include coaches, torches, potatoes, and tomatoes.

Tomatoes or Tomato’s

Tomatoes is the plural of tomato so when we have more than one tomato, we use tomatoes.

I have six tomatoes in the fridge.

Tomato’s is the possessive form of tomato. We use the possessive when the noun “owns” something.

This tomato’s skin is very soft. Let’s buy a different one. 

Was potato ever spelled potatoe?

No, Potato was never spelled potatoe. Potatoe is incorrect just like tomatoe.