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Supermarket Secrets

Sian Williams and Stefan Gates lift the lid on the growth, production and sale of food in a new three parter - Secrets of Your Supermarket Food on Channel 5

Sian Williams and Stefan Gates lift the lid on the growth, production and sale of food in Secrets of Your Supermarket Food on Channel 5

Do you know what’s really in the food you buy from the supermarket?

Well, after watching this new three-part series, presented by Sian Williams and Stefan Gates, you might not want to!

In this first episode, Sian investigates so-called healthy foods, revealing the truth about the artificial additives in gluten-free products, calorie-loaded convenience breakfast foods, and how ‘fresh’ apples can actually be stored for up to a year before they reach the supermarket shelves.

Supermarket Secrets

Next time: The Carr family get tips from Sian and Stefan

Meanwhile, Stefan discovers that superbugs in bagged salad are apparently one of the leading causes of food poisoning. Scary stuff!

TV Times rating: ***

Mandy Cooper
Mandy Cooper

As TV Times Highlights Editor I get to hear about all the latest TV shows coming soon. Here at TVT HQ we are in the privileged position of selecting the best programmes from across all the channels and streaming platforms. Our mission is to make it easier for our readers to decide what to watch - and give them lots of choice of genres - all the latest shows, plus some nostalgic choices we call hidden gems, too. My career began with a postgraduate degree in periodical journalism (ahem, yes old school!) in 1991 and I’ve worked in TV media since 2000.