Food Unwrapped

  • Score 9.0
  • Premiered: Sep 2012
  • Episodes: 140
  • Followers: 17
  • Rank #6233
  • Running
  • Channel 4
  • Monday at 8


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Season 15 Discuss
Poppy Seeds, Cooking Oil, Ancient Grain Bread
Air date
Oct 08, 2018
Jimmy Doherty finds out if eating too many poppy seeds could make him fail a drugs test. Kate Quilton learns the consequences of tipping your waste cooking oil down the drain. And Matt .. show full overview
Oregano, Peanut Allergies, Ribena
Air date
Oct 15, 2018
Jimmy Doherty travels to Turkey on the trail of a surprising food fraud: oregano. Kate Quilton investigates the worrying rise in peanut allergies. And Matt Tebbutt traces the elusive British blackcurrant from the field to the Ribena factory.
Baby Rice, Beef Burgers, Sushi
Air date
Oct 22, 2018
Matt Tebbutt investigates concerns about levels of naturally occurring arsenic in baby rice products, Jimmy Doherty examines Marks & Spencer's claim that they can trace all their .. show full overview
Split Red Lentils, Tea, Bubblegum & Chewing Gum
Air date
Oct 29, 2018
Jimmy Doherty visits Sri Lanka to reveal the extraordinary lengths to which manufacturers go in order to split red lentils, and asks why they bother with this process. Kate Quilton .. show full overview
Soft-shell Crab, Blue Dye, Pork Pies
Air date
Nov 12, 2018
Jimmy Doherty is in the US state of Maryland to find out why soft-shell crab is such a delicacy, Kate Quilton asks what in nature provides the bright blue dye used in sweets and Matt .. show full overview
Malt, Caviar, Muesli
Air date
Nov 19, 2018
Kate Quilton investigates malt, revealing how one of the unsung heroes of the kitchen cupboard is produced, while Jimmy Doherty follows the trail from Russia to Ramsgate to discover why .. show full overview
Kippers, Gherkins, Rice Cakes
Air date
Nov 26, 2018
Jimmy Doherty sets out to learn how kippers are produced, and finds out why this nutritious smoked fish is no longer a breakfast favourite, while Kate Quilton is in Germany to .. show full overview
Fizzy Sweets, Vitamin D, Mushrooms, Raw Kale
Air date
Dec 03, 2018
Jimmy Doherty investigates what makes fizzy sweets effervesce and swots up on his chemistry to see if he can harness their explosive power in a rocket. In Ireland, Kate Quilton finds out .. show full overview
Baked Beans, Stinky Cheese, Diet Champagne
Air date
Dec 10, 2018
Are baked beans baked? If stinky cheese smells so bad why does it taste so good? And Matt gets the skinny on diet champagne.
15x10 Season finale
Food Unwrapped Does Christmas 2018
Air date
Dec 17, 2018
Is there anything in yuletide spices that gives you Christmas cheer? Should we score our sprouts? Kate checks out a decadent dish from Christmas past: the multi-bird roast. Plus: mince pies.

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