‘Sweet Planet’ Chinese-Dutch Documentary Series to Air on CGTN

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“Sweet Planet,” a one of the highest-profile China-Europe co-productions of recent years, will air on China Global Television Network from Friday. The six-part culinary documentary is a co-production between millennial-focused global channel operator Insight TV, Netherlands-based production company JOIIN, and CGTN. It explore the culinary and cultural impact of sugar in cooking and food rituals around the world. In each episode, viewers are introduced not only to the sweet creations themselves, but also the stories of the local chefs, farmers, and artisans behind the sticky delicacies. Production visited Iceland’s Reykjanes for salt, China’s Xinjiang for grape growing, The Netherlands for...