Food is a vital part of everyone’s life, and many people are under the assumption that its journey to the dinner table is nothing of any interest and probably a dull affair to discuss. Those individuals would be shocked to find out that is not the case at all for some of their favorite foods or ingredients. That’s is precisely where Netflix’s absorbing docuseries Rotten gives people an idea of the world behind the label. Consumers have no idea that which Avocado they purchase will determine the outcome of “The Avocado Wars,” or that there was a nefarious criminal mastermind called “The Codfather” profiting illegally off of the seafood trade. Many people are gobbling down edible, eating up all the chocolate, and adding garlic to everything, having no idea of the scandalous paths these things take on their road to being eaten.
Rotten takes the world of peanut butter, honey, and edibles to a whole other level with some exceptional cinematography, informative visual, and gripping interviews with a healthy variety of perspectives on the issues. Every chapter of the two-seasons consisting of six episodes each offers up some valuable information regarding the things people often consume without hesitation, and if knowledge is power, get ready to be a food superhero after enjoying the Netflix original docuseries.