The person who thought to sprinkle salt into...
There’s a science to it. When you cook sugar for awhile, it becomes bitter. The salt cancels out bitter on your tastebuds so the added salt actually ends up making it taste sweeter/yummier… in addition to the fact that the hint of salty is a nice touch with sweet.
J-POP AMERICA FUNTIME NOW on SNL was f’in hilarious.