The release date for Food Unwrapped series 9 — Pending
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Series concept and production info
Food Unwrapped is a British documentary television series airing on Channel 4 since 2012. It is produced by Ricochet, presented by Kate Quilton, Jimmy Doherty and Matt Tebbutt, and executive produced by Simon Knight and Tim Quicke. A number of specials has aired in-between the completed series, and the series` eighth series debuted on May 11, 2016.
The show investigates food production from a consumer point of view, providing curious facts about all stages of food growing, processing, packaging, and whatever else is done to it on the way to your mouth. Among the topics explored in the current series are: whether today`s ready-to-eat meals are twice the size of their 1950s predecessors, whether bananas are helpful in fighting viruses, what makes you cry when you`re chopping onions, and what in the world is that green stuff on top of crisps?
Reviews, viewership and renewal prospects
The series has an 8.3/10 IMDb score, and is popular with the audience. The seventh chapter premiered to 1.09 million viewers, and already increased its audience to 1.46 million viewers a week later. Food Unwrapped tackles issues that are of interest to many, and are relevant to anyone`s life. In the premiere episode of the current season Jimmy Doherty is exploring the path of fresh dates from trees to consumers, Matt Tebbutt explores apple growing in Kent, and Kate Quilton discusses current affairs in the world of processed meat with a Belfast sausage maker.
In the modern world people`s awareness of the food that they put in their mouths is important, and this docu-series helps raise food consumption to a more conscious level. Please sign up for our automatic notifications and receive an e-mail when a renewal or a cancelation of the series for a ninth series is announced by the network.
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