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Tomatoes Don't Taste As Good As In Years Past? Here's Why

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Tomatoes Don't Taste As Good As In Years Past? Here's Why

maria lorraine | Jun 29, 2012 03:31 PM

A chance gene mutation that was then "deliberately bred into almost all tomatoes to [make] them [ripen] a uniform luscious scarlet" also disables genes involved in ripening. Tomatoes may be brilliantly red but have less flavor as a result.

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