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Theme Festival - Cuisine Programming

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Theme Festival - Cuisine Programming

About this Festival

Cooking shows remains a stalwart of successful schedules. We take a look at some of the most successful franchises that provide sustenance to viewers from around the world.

Programming Profile

Food glorious food

11-10-2021

How much will concerns over climate change, sustainability, animal welfare and healthy eating start to infiltrate television’s popular ‘chop and chat’ or travelogue food formats? C21 explores the issues impacting the next generation of cookery content.

 

Concerns about what we eat and where it comes from are myriad, and growing.

 

Battery farming and animal welfare have long been on the agenda but they have now been joined by worries around climate change: the miles our food is flown to reach supermarket shelves; the gases produced by animal rearing; and the vast swathes of natural habitat being cleared for farmland.

 

Facts about the cancerous chemicals in everyday foodstuffs like bacon, long suppressed by the powerful meat lobby, are becoming common knowledge while healthy eating and organic food and farming are on trend. The origins of the Covid-19 pandemic brought into sharp focus the dangers of adding exotic wildlife to our food chain.
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