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The Truth about Taste

Episode 10 of 18

Horizon explores the latest scientific insights into the sense of taste, including the discovery of a way to make food taste sweeter without adding extra sugar.

Taste is our most indulgent sense but it is only in recent years that we have started to understand why we really love the foods we do - and it is a lot more surprising than you might think.

There may a way to make food taste sweeter without adding any extra sugar and it is all down to a trick that happens in your brain. Horizon meets the scientist who has grown the perfect tomato, that is sweeter and juicier than anything you are likely to find on a shelf, as well as the men and women hoping to become elite, professional tasters.

1 hour


Role Contributor
Director Nicola Stockley
Series Editor James Van Der Pool
Series Editor Aidan Laverty