World's Greatest Food Markets

2017
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Ep3 - Delhi

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Roger Barton heads to Azadpur Mandi, Asia’s largest fruit and vegetable market which not only feeds 22 million people in Delhi, but also provides food for the whole of India. One of the year's biggest Hindu festivals is around the corner, and there's one item in the market more in demand than any other: ber fruit. Roger competes at auction to secure his stock at the best price, before decamping outside central Delhi’s most popular Hindu temple. For a man who has only ever worshipped the pound n...
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Ep2 - Mexico City

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Follow one of Britain’s most charismatic market traders, Roger Barton “the bastard of Billingsgate”, as he follows his dream of visiting and trading in the world’s greatest food markets. The Central de Abasto is the world’s largest food market. Feeding Mexico City, a megacity with a population of 21 million people, 400,000 Mexicans make a living from this market everyday. Can one Englishman join them and do the same?
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Ep1 - New York

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This brand new three-part series follows one of Britain’s most charismatic market traders, Roger Barton “the bastard of Billingsgate”, as he follows his dream of visiting and trading in the world’s greatest food markets. The hard-talking, hard-working fishmonger is leaving behind his livelihood at the Billingsgate Fish Markets behind as he sets off on a cultural journey where his trading skills will be put to the ultimate test. In the first episode, Roger heads to New York, the city that never ...
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