What exactly is processed meat, and is a fresh British banger healthier than a frankfurter? Jimmy investigates dates. And Matt meets a man who has 250 varieties of apple on his tree.
Are crisp flavours made of real cheese and onion or cooked up in a lab? Matt investigates. Meanwhile, Kate learns the secrets of pepper, and Jimmy finds out about different types of yeast.
Why does marmalade taste bitter when it's made of sugar and oranges? Which fish are fully sustainable? And are the British public up for goat meat?
Jimmy joins the battle between the bell pepper and the Mediterranean fruit fly. Matt visits an amazing mobile leek factory. And how can you tell how much manuka is in your manuka honey?
Is coconut oil really healthier than other oils? Can absinthe lead to hallucinations and madness? And what do artichoke hearts have in common with strange African berries?
Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt present a Food Unwrapped summer diets special, with help from super-slimmers who are sharing the secrets of their dieting success. Is there any scientific evidence to back up their amazing dieting success stories? Kate checks out miso soup: flavour-rich and calorie-thin, it's been touted as the perfect diet aid. But can something so thin and watery possibly keep you feeling full? Kate meets a professor whose cutting-edge research may hold the key to miso's alleged weight-loss properties. Kate also tackles the apple cider vinegar diet.