Researchers in Australia have created a new "piña colada" pineapple that tastes like a coconut.

Queensland grows more than 80,000 tons of pineapples a year Photo: Alamy

By Jonathan Pearlman in Sydney

9:35AM GMT 05 Dec 2012

The scientists, from a government agency in Queensland, have spent ten years trying to develop a new variety of sweeter, juicier pineapple but did not actually intend to create the coconut flavour.

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