Never mind finding a cure for coronavirus, a team of scientists from Rothamsted Research have bred a type of wheat specifically to improve whisky production.
According to the old boy, if you can’t be finding solutions to catastrophic global viruses, then the next best thing you can do with your time is help make better whisky.
Apparently, normal wheat causes sticky residues which results in all manner of processing problems, higher energy use and excessive wear on pumps.
The new stuff doesn’t. Which is nice. #FirstWorldProblems