Jimmy's Food Price Hike

Farmer Jimmy Doherty travels the globe to find out why the price of our food is spiralling out of control. Focusing on one meal in each episode – breakfast, lunch and dinner – Jimmy uncovers why staple ingredients we take for granted are increasing and why the era of cheap food may be over for good. Over the course of the series, Jimmy finds out how extreme weather in America is affecting the cost of a loaf of bread, why China's growing middle classes are making the ham sandwich more expensive and why, in the future, the price of oil might drive up the price of your cornflakes. A BBC production.

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 1: Corn, egg, coffee

Jimmy Doherty uncovers why staple ingredients we take for granted are increasing in price, and why the era of cheap food may be over for good. In this episode Jimmy looks at the growing cost of breakfast and finds out why, in the future, the price of oil might drive up the price of your cornflakes, eggs, corn and coffee. ...
  • 2014
  • 00:48:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/30/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 2: Wheat, pork, chocolate New

Jimmy examines our shrinking chocolate bars, reveals how extreme weather in America is affecting the cost of a loaf of bread and why the price of pork has gone up.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 3: Rice, salmon, beef New

Jimmy looks at why the price of salmon, rice and beef have gone up in recent years.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

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