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Why silk is so expensive

Silk is the epitome of luxury when it comes to fabric whether it’s for robes, sheets, or dresses. And there’s a lot of work that goes into making this luscious fabric come to life. Silkworms spin cocoons that silk producers eventually unravel and join to create the thread. Silk production […]
Why silk is so expensive
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These people are paid to taste food

Before products hit grocery store shelves, they are tasted, touched, and smelled by sensory evaluators first. You may know them more informally as taste testers, but sensory evaluators do so much more than taste food. They test everything from fabrics to fragrances to pizza. Following is a transcript of the […]
These people are paid to taste food