The Science of Flavor

How the heck do they get watermelon bubble gum to taste the way it does? That particular flavor doesn’t exist in nature, but it does remind me of watermelon. The same for strawberry, cherry, orange… but grape – that tastes nothing like the plump little things you pull off the vine. Recently on Charlotte Talks, host Mike Collins and his guests examined the science of flavor – how flavors are created, the extraordinary variety of flavors and the business behind it.  Listen here.

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