Planet Food

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A series that takes the viewer on a culinary journey through regions of the world renowned for the richness and diversity of their food.

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Join Globe Trekker hosts as they discover the fascinating, far-reaching story of tea! Planet Food is a true taste of the exotic! Follow our travelers as they take you on a culinary journey exploring food cultures in some of the world’s most delicious destinations, from the world’s biggest fish market in Japan to the bustling food markets beneath the Acropolis. Get behind-the-scenes info, features, food festivals, and tasty insider tips. First discovered in China in 2723 BC, tea is grown and produced in more than 40 countries worldwide and is the world’s most widely consumed beverage after water. Join Rosie Lovell and her fellow hosts, Peter Gordon, Bobby Chinn, Merilees Parker, Holly Morris, Megan McCormick, Ben O’Donaghue and Jonathan Atherton as they embark on a journey across the globe to discover the story behind tea and tea drinking. Taste different teas with world class specialists in London, visit a Fujian tea market in South East China, savor some of the most reputable teas in the world, partake in elaborate tea ceremonies in China and Japan, and visit tea plantations in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia.

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  • Premiered: September 9, 2001
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A series that takes the viewer on a culinary journey through regions of the world renowned for the richness and diversity of their food.