Time Shift: Series 9: Farm to Pharma: The Rise and Rise of Food Science
Documentary about the history of British food science meets a man who pioneered instant soup for Batchelors, and discovers how Quorn was invented to prevent a global food crisis.
A peek behind the normally secretive scenes of the food industry, explaining some of the motivations and stories behind our modern diet.
Plenty of debatable content re: vs Feeding expanding populations, Good taste vs Bad Capitalism - but a fascinating account none the less. Features our very own Maggie Thatcher selling us overpriced air in icecream.
May 02, 2009, 19:22:43
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