Pineapple That Tastes Like a Coconut Created by Oz Researchers

by Kathy Jones on  December 8, 2012 at 7:39 PM General Health News
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Pina Colada may now come in coconut flavor after a team of Australian researchers accidentally created a new pineapple that tastes like a coconut.
 Pineapple That Tastes Like a Coconut Created by Oz Researchers
Pineapple That Tastes Like a Coconut Created by Oz Researchers
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Researchers at government agency in Queensland revealed that they were trying to create a new type of pineapple that was more sweet but instead came out with a pineapple that tasted like a coconut. Known as the AusFestival, researchers said that the new variety of pineapple will be available commercially in two years.

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"Taste tests tell us that [it] is a winner - it has this lovely coconut flavor, which you won't find in any other pineapple in Australia. It's sweet, low acid, very juicy", lead researcher and senior horticulturalist Garth Senewski said.

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