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Plant Breeders Aim to Save Diners from Bland Veggies

The rise of multi-national grocery chains, large-scale food production, and year-round availability of many fruits and vegetables has some clear consumer benefits... convenience and lower costs to name just two. It also has drawbacks that you can touch and taste, such as hard tomatoes and bland strawberries. Now at selected greenhouses, small farms and research plots across the United States, there's a flavor renaissance afoot, as breeders, farmers, chefs and seed growers collaborate...

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