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Flavor Science: What's Really in a Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Published on Oct 14, 2015

If you take a look at an ingredients list, odds are you’ll find natural and artificial flavors somewhere in there. Turns out there’s a whole science to making your pumpkin spice latte taste like pumpkin spice, or your potato chips taste like pizza.

Hosted by: Michael Aranda

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Sources:
The science of flavor:
http://science.howstuffworks.com/ques...
http://www.pbs.org/pov/foodinc/fastfo...
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140...
https://books.google.com/books?id=MGX...
http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/edu...
http://health.howstuffworks.com/menta...
Vanillin:
http://2013.igem.org/Team:British_Col...
http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/technical...
Grapes:
http://nadiaberenstein.com/blog/2015/...
http://www.thetimesherald.com/story/l...
MSG:
http://www.clinicalcorrelations.org/?...
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-cu...
Pumpkin Spice:
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2...

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