Jimmy And The Giant Supermarket

February 2015

S1 Ep 1

Expired 3.0 48 x
Meatballs - Rare breed pig farmer Jimmy Doherty goes inside Britain's biggest supermarket, Tesco, to come up with innovative ideas to produce equally cheap but higher-welfare alternatives to their best-selling meat products. In the first episode, Jimmy tries to transform Tesco's own brand meatballs. In doing so, he spots an opportunity to tackle one of dairy farming's biggest secrets - the killing each year of tens of thousands of male dairy calves because there's no market for them. (From the ...

S1 Ep2

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Sausages - Farmer Jimmy Doherty takes on Tesco's best-selling own brand sausages to see if he can produce a free-range version for the same affordable price. He visits Tesco-supplying farms to find out how they make their sausages, and looks for ways to use pigs reared to higher welfare standards in his own bangers. Jimmy seeks out the cheap cuts and parts of free-range pigs (such as offal) that would otherwise go to waste. Can he convince Tesco that a free-range sausage made from offal will go...

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 28 x
Chicken Kiev - Farmer Jimmy Doherty has a dream to make free-range food affordable for everyone. So he's challenged supermarket giant Tesco to let him prove he can do it, and they've agreed. In the final episode, Jimmy tries to make free-range chicken kievs for Tesco, but will Tesco's customer tasters like them? Jimmy then gears up for the launch day of his affordable free-range products, nervous to see if the public will buy them or not. (From the UK) (Food Series) (Final) (Rpt) PG CC