Why do carrots taste sweeter in the winter?

From the University of California‚Äôs Fig.1 series, Molecular Biologist Liz Roth-Johnson explains why cold weather makes carrots taste more sweet: Because plants are immobile, they must develop defense techniques against predators and the severe cold in winter. For example, carrots have developed the physiological response of increasing their sugar content … Continue reading Why do carrots taste sweeter in the winter?