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Food Unwrapped by Daniel Tapper
  

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Read Food Unwrapped to discover what is in the food you eat. After the recent horsemeat scandal are we right to be worried? Are all these additives good for us? Perhaps you’d rather not know but for anyone wanting to make informed choices about diet and nutrition then this is an essential read.

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Food Unwrapped by Daniel Tapper

Have you ever wondered why tiger prawns are so large? Or what 'formed ham' really is? Or even what, exactly, goes into a seafood stick? Food Unwrapped is the hit Channel 4 television series that gives us the information we really want to know about the food we consume every day, such as: where the wax on lemons comes from; how the caffeine is removed from decaffeinated coffee and whether there are actually any strawberries in strawberry flavouring. This entertaining, accessible book is packed with fascinating facts and vital information about what really happens to our food on its journey to the supermarket shelf. Whether you want to make more informed choices about what you eat or whether you simply want to know more about the food industry, Food Unwrapped will answer all your burning questions.


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About the Author

Daniel Tapper is an award-winning editor and full-time food writer. As staff writer for Waitrose Kitchen, Daniel wrote the popular feature, The Intrepid Foodie, which examined the provenance, social significance and modes of manufacture of individual ingredients and food products. In 2010, Daniel founded and edited an award-winning magazine, Bread and Butter, dedicated to artisanal British food and drink. He is the co-founder of Something About Food. Daniel has contributed to the Guardian and other publications on issues associated with food, farming, brewing and dining.

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Publication date

29th January 2015

Author

Daniel Tapper

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Publisher

Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
240 pages

Categories

Lifestyle & Health
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Popular science
Food & beverage technology
Cookery / food & drink etc

ISBN

9780593073612

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