Thai Kitchen of the World is one-hour documentary on the agricultural and food industries of Thailand, and the integral connection between food and culture. As a popular tourist destination millions of visitors are drawn to its stunning beaches, rich cultural heritage and exotic cuisine. Last year, around 12 million people visited the Buddhist country. Recognised by the World Bank as “one of the great development success stories”, Thailand’s economy is export-dependent. Exports of goods and services contributed nearly 70% of GDP in 2010, with the industrial and the service sectors also the main drivers of the economy. As the second-largest economy among South East Asian Nations, is the world’s sixth largest food producer and the only net food exporter in Asia, earning over 32 billion US dollars in food exports in 2012.