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Why McDonald's Fries Taste So Good


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Why McDonald's Fries Taste So Good

John Tracey | Dec 19, 2000 08:20 AM

The Atlantic Monthly has just put up its January issue, and it includes an article by Eric Schlosser (subject of some contentious posts now playing on this and other Chowhound forums), author of "Fast Food Nation," due out in January.

This article is about flavor, and includes the following sentence: "About 90 percent of the money that Americans now spend on food goes to buy processed food." Wow!

The article also asks the question: After all the various production processes rob food of so much natural flavor, what do companies do to put some back?



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