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Home > News > The real Willy Wonka: Scientists say three-course meal in a single stick of chewing gum is now a possibility

October 7th, 2010

The real Willy Wonka: Scientists say three-course meal in a single stick of chewing gum is now a possibility

Abstract:
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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