Hosted by Marc Summers
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Step up to the candy counter with Host Marc Summers to bite into a batch of Ferrara Pan's squishy gummy sharks and try some Tootsie Pop drops. Or how about a candy that comes in a spray? Also, find out the secret to Jelly Belly's big flavors. Take a trip to Taffy Town and watch a company in Texas transform "trash" into sweet, sweet treasure.
Time to get down to business with some black and white delights. First, watch how mint-makers turn out millions of Pearson's Peppermint patties in these familiar wrappers. And learn how Signature Brands bottles up Oreo Cookies and Cream Cows? Then, check out a classic Annabelle's Rocky Road candy bar, built by hand. And discover Sweet & Sara's S'mores that come without the campfire. Plus, order up some art inside your coffee cup at Seattle's Barista Academy. And see how they get all those tiny marshmallows into Honeyville's Hot Cocoa Mix. It's all here in black and white! These stories and more on this episode of Unwrapped!
Host Marc Summers is shakin' and bakin' as he takes a trip to Lender's bagels, stops in for some Sara Lee pound cake and bites into some Baked Cheetos at Frito Lay. We'll also learn about the tiny but important ingredient in most baked goods: yeast. He'll also check out another unusual baked cheese snack called Just the Cheese and find out what's inside the classic candy called Boston Baked beans.
Place your order and start your stopwatch. Today we're watching how fast food is made! First we'll visit Bamn! Automat, a little restaurant that's like a giant vending machine and watch Taco Bell whip together their famous tacos. Then, eat on the go, thanks to Thermos and discover the secret inside Carl's Jr. Hamburgers. Plus, sip on a drink at Squeeze that you can always 'squeeze' into your schedule. Super-size your fries, those and more fast food stories on Unwrapped!
Host Marc Summers goes nuts about donuts! Gather round for a square, jelly donut from the Doughnut Plant and watch Krispy Kremes being cranked out. Don't miss donut-flavored beer and a store where you design your own funky-flavored donuts. Also, travel to Mrs. Baird's for some of her addictive mini-donuts and visit a donut shop still making Spudnuts.
When the summer sun heats up the beach or the pool, Super Summer Snacks are there to refresh. From ice cream to Kool-Aid, host Marc Summers cools us off with warm weather favorites. What would you do for a Klondike bar? The Klondike folks freeze 20,000 pounds of chocolate a day to make their ice cream bars! We all love A&W Root Beer, but you might be surprised by the unusual way the company cleans the bottles. We'll see the secrets behind Wendy's Frosty -- it's been the same drink for 40 years, since when Dave Thomas sold the first one for 35 cents. From cole slaw to tortilla chips, grilled steaks to the Coleman cooler, we'll learn the secrets behind America's favorite summer foods -- Super Summer Snacks on Unwrapped.
About the Host
Marc Summers covers the sweeter things in life on Unwrapped and as a host and judge of Ultimate Recipe Showdown.
About the Show
Ever wondered where the tiny marshmallows in your breakfast cereal came from? Have we got a show for you! Each week, Unwrapped uncovers behind-the-scenes details on classic American food, from peanut butter and chocolate syrup to French fries and bubblegum. Join host Marc Summers as he explores the test kitchens and the secrets behind lunch box treats, soda pop, movie candy, and more. Unwrapped--the show for everyone who's ever worn a pair of wax lips.More About Unwrapped
Ever wondered where the tiny marshmallows in your breakfast cereal came from? Have we got a show for you! Each week, Unwrapped uncovers behind-the-scenes details on classic American food, from peanut butter and chocolate syrup to French fries and bubblegum. Join host Marc Summers as he explores the test kitchens and the secrets behind lunch box treats, soda pop, movie candy, and more. Unwrapped--the show for everyone who's ever worn a pair of wax lips.