S2 Episode 2 | The Chemistry of Chocolate: From Beans to Bars and Beyond
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Have you ever wondered why so many people have such a deep love of chocolate? What is it about this product that makes so many of us powerless to resist? As it turns out, chocolate is one of the most complex chemical mixtures in existence, with more than 1,000 different flavour components. In this episode of the RACI’S Chemically Speaking we chat with supramolecular chemist Dr Nathan Kilah and sensory scientist Gabrielle Kavaliauskaite to unlock the chemistry involved in making this delicious product, and discuss how we might even be genetically programmed to enjoy it.
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