By Niall Firth for the Daily Mail:
It didn’t work out that well for poor Violet Beauregarde in Willy Wonka’s factory.
But now researchers say they may have cracked the secret behind creating a sweet that replicates three meals in a single stick of chewing gum.
Scientists at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) say the latest technology could be used to turn Willy Wonka’s eccentric invention into reality – but without the unpleasant side effects.
Food scientist Dave Hart believes that recent advances in nanotechnology, which deals with structures just millionths of a millimetre in size, could capture and release flavours in a precisely controlled way…
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