Global Junk Food

Global Junk Food (2016)

In Europe, food manufacturers have signed up to ‘responsibility pledges’, promising no added sugar, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours and not to target children. So why are they using tactics banned in the West in the developing world? There, they have created ultra low cost products with higher levels of salt, sugar and saturated fats. Filmed in Brazil, India and France, we investigate the new tactics of brands like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Domino’s Pizza.” –Java

District Grade:C+
District Category:Niche
Sub-Genres: Food, Health
Run Time:52 Mins
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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Awards:N/A
Where To Stream:YouTube
Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:N/A
Director:Camille Le Pomellec
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Global Junk Food

2016
52 Minutes
Niche
Final Grade: C+
Now Streaming On: YouTube

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