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Japan invents ‘electric’ chopsticks that make food seem more salty

19/04/2022 07:31 PM | Click to read full article

Diners in Japan could soon be able to savor the umami of a bowl of ramen or miso soup without having to worry about their salt intake.

In what they claim is a world first, researchers have developed chopsticks that artificially create the taste of salt, as part of efforts to reduce sodium levels in some of the country’s most popular dishes.