The burger project - Colour is king when it comes to tomatoes

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Aug 20, 2016
The burger project - Colour is king when it comes to tomatoes

The Toronto Star
By Vanessa Lu

When it comes to eating fruits and vegetables, looks matter. “Your first impression is the colour,” said Jim Brandle, CEO of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, a not-for-profit organization focused on innovation in horticulture. Then after the colour and texture are mastered, it comes down to flavour, a balance of sugar and acid. So researchers at the Vineland research centre are hard at work in breeding plants, create variations — to measure colour, sugars and acids, plus ensure a promising yield. Read more