Food Unwrapped

November 2017

Supermarket Special

4.0 4 x
The team investigate why some supermarket food prices have soared in 2017, and reveal how technology can help save money, from dynamic pricing to robot fruit pickers and cutting-edge packaging

Series 12 Episode 4

4.0 9 x
What gives some whisky its smoky flavour? Why doesn't halloumi melt? And how do you get corn off the cob?

Series 12 Episode 3

4.0 15 x
Jimmy learns about the battle against the hidden nuisance that leads to corked wine. Plus: the surprising difference between runny and set honey. And okra.

Series 2 Episode 5

3.0 0 x
How is caffeine removed from coffee? What puts the chew into chewing gum? How are the calories counted in diet bread?

Series 2 Episode 4

3.0 2 x
Jimmy, Kate and Matt ask how much cow is in a beef stock cube, how cornflakes are made, and what exactly processed cheese is

Series 2 Episode 3

3.0 0 x
The team ask: Why are cashew nuts never on the supermarket shelf in their shells? What exactly is scampi? Does expensive salt taste different to cheap salt?

Series 2 Episode 1

3.0 3 x
The team ask: is mouldy bread safe to eat? Kate's on the trail of the chicken that goes into a Kiev.
October 2017

Series 1 Episode 8

3.0 0 x
The food enthusiasts discover how much cream is in ice cream, and find out how to smoke cheese, sausages and crisps with liquid smoke

Series 1 Episode 7

3.0 0 x
Kate travels from Essex to Holland to try and find out how sandwich manufacturers stop our packet tomato sarnies from going soggy

Series 1 Episode 6

3.0 3 x
Kate Quilton heads to Spain to find out how pure squeezed, not-from-concentrate orange juice is really made, and how fresh it is