These are your standard variant of tomatoes and are often referred to as Beefsteak tomatoes or Slicing tomatoes. They are easily identifiable because they are large, round, and red. They can also weigh up to two pounds.
These tomatoes belong to the Cluster variant. Cherry tomatoes tend to be just about the same size as a cherry, but they are much sweeter and juicier than the larger varieties, such as Globe tomatoes.
This variety is gaining in popularity with gourmet chefs. This is because Heirloom tomatoes come in a large variety of shapes and colors. Their biggest downfall is that they tend to remain ripe for a very short period of time.
Also known as plum tomatoes, they are the least juicy of all tomatoes. Because they are thick and contain fewer seeds than other tomato variants, Roma tomatoes are a favorite for pasta sauces.
Another member of the Cluster tomato variant, Pear tomatoes get their name from their shape, which resembles a pear. They are only the size of a Cherry tomato, but without the high juice levels.