What Makes Wagyu Beef Smell So Good? Science Explains

Japanese Wagyu beef has a sweet, coconut-like aroma. Scientists found 16 compounds associated with the smell, 10 of which are newly associated with the meat.

The Japanese beef is considered a luxury, with plenty of fat and its super-soft texture. New evidence could explain what’s behind its sweet smell.

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