Your Tomatoes Are Flavorless, Right? Here's Why -- Time
There are two pieces of late-breaking news on the tomato beat this week. First of all, tomatoes have shoulders. Second, tomatoes taste lousy. If you're younger than 70, you probably already know about the lousy part. The shoulders are surely more of a surprise — but these are both key parts of a new study published in Science that explains what's going on in the sorry world of supermarket tomatoes and why they taste nothing like their sweet, flavorful cousins in the wild.
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My Comment: I disagree with the assertion that tomatoes taste lousy .... they taste great when mixed with something else.