Synopses & Reviews
If you have ever thought, as you bite into a hot dog, "what am I really eating?" then this is for you.
We buy and eat convenience food every day, yet how these foods are created is a mystery to almost everyone. For most, mass food production is an unspoken fact of life, a secret locked behind factory doors. Not anymore. In this easy-reading graphic book, we show you how industrial food production really works.
In How Food is Made you will discover how the most common processed foods in your home are made, with fun food infographics and straight-forward text. How Food is Made unravels 60 common factory foods, using plain language and illustrations to answer the big question of how is food made on an industrial scale, step-by-step, in an entertaining comic book format.
How Food is Made will help you:
- quickly and easily see the food manufacturing process
- identify unhealthy food for kids and make better food choices
- understand the role of food preservatives and additives in food
- learn how to read food labels and ingredients lists more confidently
- understand how processing food works and what is food processing
- find out how food is made, from raw ingredient to finished product.
Each of the 60 foods featured in How Food is Made is presented with its own food infographic / food flow chart showing how it's made from start to end, a brief description of the food and its history, plus a list of ingredients and processing aids used in the food manufacturing process.
Chapters cover meat processing, plant proteins (inc. vegan foods), confectionery, beverages, grains, dairy and oils, and condiments. Examples of processed foods listed in the book include chocolate, bacon, coffee, beer, chips, ketchup, margarine, breakfast cereal, marshmallows, sugar, chewing gum, chicken nuggets, gummy bears and many more of your favourite industrial food items
Learn how processed food is made with food infographics in a fun comic book format An invaluable resource for teachers, parents, teens... and anyone that has ever wondered 'how is food made?'
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Author and illustrator, Ayla Marika, masterfully distils complex food science concepts and industry jargon into everyday language and eye-catching visuals. She transforms even the most brain-achingly complicated processes into something that is not only easy to understand, but also wildly entertaining. Thoroughly researched and fact-checked, her latest work 'How Food is Made' is set to become a staple in your food library for now and years to come.