Food Unwrapped

August 2019

Series 8 Episode 1

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What exactly is processed meat, and is a fresh British banger healthier than a frankfurter? Jimmy investigates dates. And Matt meets a man who has 250 varieties of apple on his tree.

Series 7 Episode 1

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Matt makes a surprising discovery about haggis. Jimmy wants to know if you can put dishwasher salt on your chips. And why do chicks have their beaks trimmed?

May 6, 2019

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Jimmy Doherty uncovers the secret behind how potatoes are turned into unusually shaped crisps. Plus: can carb-restrictive diets burn fat quicker? And smoked fish: why is it all yellow?

April 27, 2019

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Matt visits an extraordinary underwater basil farm as he investigates pesto. And could squid and chips replace fish and chips as our national dish?

Series 16 Episode 4

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How do you milk a camel? Kate investigates, and explores camel milk's rising popularity. How does supermarket fresh pasta last so long? And should we buy supermarkets' standard products or value ones?

September 23, 2018

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Why is maple syrup so expensive? And jelly beans don't contain gelatine, so what is the jelly in a jelly bean?

Series 16 Episode 3

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Kate uncovers something surprising about small hens' eggs. Plus: why can't you eat supermarket burgers pink? And where do the bubbles in beer come from?

Series 16 Episode 2

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Kate discovers a potentially life-saving property of shrimp shells. Jimmy finds out the surprising truth about pizza prices. Matt investigates salted caramel.

Series 15 Episode 9

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Are baked beans baked? If stinky cheese smells so bad why does it taste so good? And Matt gets the skinny on diet champagne.

Series 6 Episode 8

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Do prunes really keep us regular? How much sugar is in cherry tomatoes, and are supermarkets labelling them correctly? And can a Dutch pioneer grow veg using sea water?
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