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Researchers at Oxford have found a way of producing the taste of grapefruit by using another fruit – the orange.

Until now it has taken around 400,000 kg of grapefruits to produce 1kg of the compound needed for the grapefruit taste.

As oranges are more plentiful and cheaper, the new process is far more commercially viable.

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