Genetically modified purple tomato ' tastier than normal varieties'


The Telegraph UK

Published on 23 May 2013

A genetically modified purple tomato, that is tastier than normal varieties and can last for more than a month before going off, has been invented by scientists.  

The GM tomato which gains its unusual color from a natural pigment known as anthocyanin, could be picked and shipped later, due its longer shelf life, allowing more time for flavor to develop on the vine.

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