Food Unwrapped

January 2022
30:00

July 3, 2021

4.0 0 x
Jimmy finds out how plastic packaging is polluting the food chain with potentially global implications. Plus: predicting who likes Marmite, and running across a pond of custard. (S12 Ep1/4)
30:00

July 24, 2021

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How can there be so many tomatoes in a tomato ketchup bottle? When did oysters go from Victorian bar snack to luxury food? Plus: the truth about medium vs large eggs. (S18 Ep3)
30:00

July 25, 2021

4.0 1 x
Why do baguettes go stale faster than a sliced loaf? Why is buffalo mozzarella much more expensive than cow mozzarella? And the surprising secret to how mushy peas get mushed. (S18 Ep1)
30:00

August 14, 2021

3.0 1 x
A selection of favourite investigations. Matt Tebbutt investigates oysters in China. Jimmy Doherty checks out London dry gin. Kate Quilton asks if herbal bedtime teas can help you nod off.
35:00

July 20, 2021

3.0 1 x
A trip to California reveals the secret to perfect walnuts. Matt finds out what makes sour sweets sour. And how do brewers make their trendy hazy beers cloudy? (S18 Ep2)
30:00

August 14, 2021

4.0 2 x
A selection of favourite investigations. Jimmy Doherty finds out what gives piquanté peppers their sweetness. Kate Quilton investigates potentially dangerous levels of mercury in tuna fish.
30:00

August 23, 2021

4.0 1 x
In Argentina, Matt Tebbutt experiences perfect popcorn. Andi Oliver looks at how blue cheese comes together. And from Germany, the lowdown on electricity and cutting-edge crisps. (S20 Ep1)
30:00

August 13, 2021

4.0 1 x
Some favourite investigations. Jimmy Doherty visits Spain to ask how much orange is in orange squash, Matt Tebbutt runs across a pond of custard and Kate Quilton lifts the lid on Marmite.
25:00

November 29, 2021

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The gang hit the road to find out more food facts. Why does pasta come in so many different shapes? How much butter's in buttermilk? And how do ready meals get their spice rating? (S21 Ep3)
25:00

November 22, 2021

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More surprising facts about popular grub. How did sticky rice get its name? Can cream crackers help with weight management? And is cabbage really a saviour for breastfeeding mums? (S21 Ep2)
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