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Scientist reveals optimal time for dunking 10 popular biscuits

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Scientist reveals optimal time for dunking the UK’s 10 most popular biscuits

There’s nothing better than a nice cup of tea and a biscuit to get you through your day, but that special moment can instantly be ruined if you dip your biscuit in for just a second too long.

A new study by McVitie’s has revealed that 6.1 million biscuits meet an untimely demise at the bottom of a mug every week.

As a result of the findings, the food manufacturer has recruited a Chief Dunking Officer, aiming to help save the nation’s snacks from a soggy fate.

Dr Pilcher put a variety of different biscuits through their paces under laboratory conditions.

These are the results.

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