A red onion, which apparently does not cause people to cry when chopped.
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The onion that doesn't make you cry

A British farmer claims to have developed a new variety of red onion which does not cause people to cry when it is chopped.

The "No Tears" variety took more than 20 years to perfect before its recent launch in a UK supermarket chain.

Farmer Alastair Findlay had to sample several hundred different bulbs each season in order to find the right taste.

BBC News joined Mr Findlay on his farm in Bedfordshire to see what went into finding his perfect onion.

  • 19 Feb 2015
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