New Pacific Island Food Revolution TV series launched
April 6, 2019 5:30 pm
A series of TV programs on ancient Pacific foods with organic ingredients will be airing soon.
This as the Pacific Island Food Revolution series was launched today.
Executive Director Robert Oliver, says the programme aims to reduce non-communicable diseases.
Oliver says the series features three teams of local cooks, who have been filmed in their respective countries as they compete to represent their country at the regional finals which will be held in Fiji.
“It’s your Pacific story and I think that people will feel the truth. We are talking about well- being not about commodity, we are talking about living well and honoring your culture, we are not talking about selling something.”
The series has 12 episodes and it will broadcast on more than 20 TV channels including FBC TV in the Pacific Island countries, as well as New Zealand and Australia, from April 11.
The show co-hosts include Princess Salote Pilolevu Tuita from Tonga, chef Dora Rossi from Samoa, food entrepreneur Votausi Reur-Mckenzie from Vanuatu, and Dr Jone Hawea from Fiji.