1. Custom-made, low-sodium conical salt crystals and Pepsi’s quest to making eating unhealthily slightly less unhealthy: Snacks for A Fat Planet by John Seabrook, The New Yorker. And the short version on Science Wired: The Future of Salt and Sugar is Being Engineered in a PepsiCo Lab.
2. Food science secrets are so elusive, they inspire espionage: A Man With Muffin Secrets, but No Job With Them, The New York Times.