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This spoon makes food taste saltier without adding salt

This spoon makes food taste saltier without adding salt (1)

A leading Japanese company invented an electric spoon that makes food taste saltier without adding salt, so you no longer need to add extra salt. 

Kirin Holdings introduced this electric spoon to reduce salt intake and promote a healthier lifestyle. Meiji University Nobel Prize-winning professor Homei Miyashita co-developed it.

This spoon passes a weak current through its tip to detect the sodium ion molecules on the tongue and increase the saltiness if it’s not enough. It can enhance the low sodium taste by 1.5 times.

It will come in handy for those who wish to reduce their salt intake without sacrificing flavor.

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This spoon detects sodium ion molecules on the tongue. ( Kirin Holdings)

Understanding the mechanism of this electric spoon

According to the production company, users of this spoon can choose their preferred salt level from the given four levels. While eating with this spoon, it will pass a low electric charge, balance the sodium molecule level, and enhance the taste of the food.

Benefits of using this electric spoon

Too much salt intake can cause high blood pressure, heart failure, headaches, stroke, kidney stones, stomach cancer, osteoporosis, etc.

Kirin’s electric spoon will help you control salt usage. It enhances the taste of the food according to your taste.

Availability and purchase options

Kirin Holdings’ target market is Japan, and it has planned to sell 200 spoons online for USD 126 (19,800 yen).

The company has planned to launch it overseas by 2025. Kirin Holdings is expecting one million users within a decade of the launch.

Who can buy Kirin’s electric spoon?

Anyone concerned about their salt intake can buy this spoon. This will be especially beneficial to patients suffering from high blood pressure and heart disease.

To sum it up, Kirin Holdings, a drink giant in Japan, has come up with a $126 spoon makes food taste saltier without adding salt. This spoon works by passing weak current waves through its tip to detect sodium ion molecules and balance the saltiness.

It will be launched overseas by 2025. This spoon will help control salt usage and enhance the taste of food according to individual preferences.


Featured image credits: Kirin Holdings, Kyodo News


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