Sounds like a good way to use taxpayer money.
And sweeter + juicier than original pineapple?! O_O It doesn't get any sweet or juicier than a ripe pineapple!
Researchers in Australia have created a new "piņa 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.
Scientists create 'coconut-flavoured' pineapple - Telegraph
I guess they figure if they actually succeeded, then there wouldn't be any reason to fund their project anymore, so they fail year after year in order to get new funding.
It was only through serendipity that they managed to stumble upon something cool.
I think that's the case for most things the state takes credit for.It was only through serendipity that they managed to stumble upon something cool.
It's important you get the right variety and wait until they are ripe, they should be squishy like a ripe avocado. Also the seeds are poisonous, don't eat them.
Now this is GMO I can get behind. Add rum---instant piņa colada!
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