Food Factory USA

Food Factory USA

Food Factory USA - Episode Guide

Season 2

  • Hot to Tot
    Hot to Tot

    Episode 26 - Season 2 - February 20, 2016

    Spotlighting the process of making Mexi-Fries from potatoes; chocolate almond toffees connected to a famous comedy sketch; and a California distillery that makes absinthe.

  • Olive the Above
    Olive the Above

    Episode 25 - Season 2 - February 13, 2016

    Spotlighting olives; frozen fruit pops; and wafer-thin cookie chips.

  • Tea-Licious

    Episode 24 - Season 2 - February 13, 2016

    Profiling the Charleston tea plantation; a hoisin sauce that has twice been sent into outer space; ice cream sandwiches that have been a San Francisco tradition since 1928.

  • Certified Organic
    Certified Organic

    Episode 23 - Season 2 - February 6, 2016

    Featuring a California bakery that produces an 80-foot long fig newton; a giant churn that turns 5,500 pounds of organic cream into a large chunk of butter; and a candy factory that mixes high-tech machinery and hand craftsmanship to make pomegranate-flavored treats.

  • Born To Be Mild
    Born To Be Mild

    Episode 22 - Season 2 - February 6, 2016

    Profiling a Wisconsin factory that makes three million jalapeno peppers each year; a candy factory where caramel-pecan praline is made by hand; and a Buffalo bar that sells its own bottled sauce.

  • Curd is the Word
    Curd is the Word

    Episode 21 - Season 2 - January 30, 2016

    It takes a top-secret recipe and a waterfall to make deep-fried cheese curds; keeping up with the demand for cow pies; pecan caramel clusters drenched in rich creamy chocolate; the science behind carbonated pop-in-your-mouth candy.

  • I Got The Magic Stick
    I Got The Magic Stick

    Episode 20 - Season 2 - January 30, 2016

    Chocolate-covered cheesecake sticks; a cheddar wheel weighing 5,000 pounds; and a bakery that makes 30,000 pounds of blondies are featured.

  • Dollars To Donut

    Season 2 - January 23, 2016

    Spotlighting a bakery that makes 28 donuts per second; factory employees who straighten ingredients by hand to make pepperoni; and a multigrain snack that is drizzled in chocolate.

  • Awesome Sauce
    Awesome Sauce

    Episode 18 - Season 2 - January 23, 2016

    Food Factory USA samples some of the tastiest treats in Pennsylvania: Discover what a laser beam and applesauce have in common; learn the trick to making ultra-creamy fudge; and, this snack factory produces a billion onion rings every year.

  • Mastical Magic
    Mastical Magic

    Episode 17 - Season 2 - January 16, 2016

    On this episode of Food Factory USA: More than half a billion packs of Big League Chew have been sold around the world; this horseradish from Baltimore could bring tears to your eyes; and, a national security incident landed these innovative cupcakes in the spotlight.

  • Peter Piper Picked a Peck...
    Peter Piper Picked a Peck...

    Episode 16 - Season 2 - January 16, 2016

    On this episode of Food Factory USA: Journey through the town of Mt. Olive where there are no mountains or olives, but plenty of pickled peppers; discover the simple yet key ingredient to New Yorker Bagels’ everything bagel; and, find out what makes Barber Foods frozen stuffed chicken breasts so iconic.

  • Fishy Business
    Fishy Business

    Episode 15 - Season 2 - January 9, 2016

    On this episode of Food Factory USA: One of America’s longest-running companies reveals the secret to making square-shaped fish fillets; this Indiana outfit turns out 40 million pounds of corn dogs every year; and, find out what puts the signature crunch in these gourmet rice crisps.

  • Cheesiest Episode Ever
    Cheesiest Episode Ever

    Episode 14 - Season 2 - January 9, 2016

    In an epic cheese journey across America, Food Factory USA gets the skinny on triple cream goat cheese, millions of cheddar bunny crackers, a mountain of cheese doodles, stretch-tested mozzarella sticks, and a legendary cheese pizza.

  • More Deliciouser
    More Deliciouser

    Episode 13 - Season 2 - August 8, 2015

    On this episode of Food Factory USA: Find out what it takes to keep up with the demand for Quiznos subs; at this Florida farm, green tomatoes ripen twice as fast as usual; and, in a single day, this Georgia factory transforms 100,000 pounds of cheese into crispy mozzarella sticks.

  • Thank You Baby
    Thank You Baby

    Episode 12 - Season 2 - August 1, 2015

    Visit the South Dakota factory that churns out a million mini cheeses every day; meet the famous face behind Soupman’s hearty lentil soup; and, discover the revolutionary new condiment that’s part slaw and part salsa

  • Almost New England
    Almost New England

    Episode 11 - Season 2 - July 25, 2015

    Find out how Dunkin’ Donuts serves up 1.8 billion cups of coffee per year; follow surf clams as they’re transformed into hearty New England chowder; and, visit the Boston candy factory that’s home to the iconic Slap Stix lollipop.

  • Jack & Coke
    Jack & Coke

    Episode 10 - Season 2 - July 18, 2015

    Visit Jack Daniels’ Tennessee headquarters; head to Georgia to celebrate the 100th birthday of Coca-Cola’s iconic contour bottle; and, bite into an all-beef frank with a major Hollywood connection. 

  • Midnight Burn
    Midnight Burn

    Episode 9 - Season 2 - July 11, 2015

    Enjoy this tasty campfire treat without ever having to rough it; meet the fresh-baked burger bun you can customize to perfection; and, discover the chip-shaped popcorn that’s become a popular snack in the sky.

  • A Head of the Game
    A Head of the Game

    Episode 8 - Season 2 - July 4, 2015

    Get the inside scoop on iconic PEZ candies and their trusty dispenser sidekick; find out the secret to making cheez-y crispy mini waffles; and, there’s plenty of ‘amore’ in this chicken Parmesan from Texas.
  • Resolve Your Beef
    Resolve Your Beef

    Episode 7 - Season 2 - June 27, 2015

    It takes mountains of meat to keep up with demand for White Castle’s iconic sliders; this awesome machine processes 1.7 million mandarin oranges every hour; and, these heart-shaped crackers are showered with love and sesame seeds.
  • Texas State of Mind
    Texas State of Mind

    Episode 6 - Season 2 - June 20, 2015

    Food Factory USA explores some of the Lone Star State’s favorite foods: This massive Texas smokehouse puts the magic in one of Arby’s signature sandwiches; chicken-free Chick-O-Sticks candy has attracted a major cult following; and every two-ounce shot of this energy drink delivers a Texas-size wallop.

  • Here's the Scoop
    Here's the Scoop

    Episode 5 - Season 2 - June 20, 2015

    There’s an army of workers behind every serving of Cold Stone ice cream; leave it to five brothers from Vietnam to perfect flaky French pastries; and, watch for flying fish while ordering crab cakes in Seattle.
  • No Snout About It
    No Snout About It

    Episode 4 - Season 2 - June 13, 2015

    On a quest for the ultimate bacon experience, Food Factory USA tours a Texas smokehouse, learns the secrets to bacon-flavored soda, and visits the former turkey farm where crispy bacon bits are smothered in rich creamy chocolate.

  • Zest for Life
    Zest for Life

    Episode 3 - Season 2 - June 13, 2015

    Visit Sunkist’s squeaky clean lemon headquarters in California; making freeze-dried astronaut food is a serious business; and, it’s worth the drive to Texas just to get your hands on this pecan pie.

  • A Golden State of Affairs
    A Golden State of Affairs

    Episode 2 - Season 2 - June 6, 2015

    What started as a one-man show has grown into this massive hot-sauce empire; discover the secret to POM Wonderful pomegranate juice; and, at this California factory, every pork tamale is hand-wrapped, steamed, and x-rayed.

  • Bread for Success
    Bread for Success

    Episode 1 - Season 2 - June 6, 2015

    Discover how to make half a million Egg McMuffins every day; find out what it takes to become a professional oyster shucker; and, visit the home of America’s top-selling kosher wine.

Season 1

  • We're Jammin
    We're Jammin

    Episode 20 - Season 1 - May 12, 2015

    Follow the incredible trajectory of Welch’s Concord Grape Jam; enjoy these grandma-perfected pierogies; and, visit the factory that turns out flipping delicious chocolate-covered pretzels.

  • Scouts Honour
    Scouts Honour

    Episode 19 - Season 1 - May 11, 2015

    Meet the famous cookies that make millions for charity; this innovative ice cream sandwich combines vanilla and chocolate; and, visit the global headquarters of cheese-filled pretzel pockets.

  • Who's Hangry?
    Who's Hangry?

    Episode 18 - Season 1 - May 8, 2015

    Discover the preferred outer space protein among NASA astronauts; watch as mountains of raw sugar become dainty Domino sugar cubes; and, these brownies are baked in a Ferris wheel-style oven.

  • Pardon My French
    Pardon My French

    Episode 17 - Season 1 - May 7, 2015

    Learn the secret behind America’s number-one selling mustard; meet the workers responsible for stitching together the incredible Turducken; and, it takes 20 tons of gooey caramel a day to make Affy Tapples caramel apples.

  • McLovin It
    McLovin It

    Episode 16 - Season 1 - May 6, 2015

    Follow the incredible trajectory of McDonald’s French Fries; find out what it takes to produce Cracker Jack candy by the truckload; and, visit a pizza factory that grinds through six million pounds of cheese in a single year.

  • The Steaks Are High
    The Steaks Are High

    Episode 15 - Season 1 - May 5, 2015

    Meet the massive team behind Omaha Steak’s mail-order filet mignons; find out why Zatarain’s Dirty Rice Mix has been a favorite since 1889; and, meet Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies that multiply like rabbits.  
  • Muffin But The Best
    Muffin But The Best

    Episode 14 - Season 1 - May 4, 2015

    At the family-run Smarties factory, 30,000 candies are made per minute; an amazing 1.6 million boxes of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix are produced daily; and, it takes a river of fruit to produce 10 million tart dried cherries every year.

  • Slow Your Roll
    Slow Your Roll

    Episode 13 - Season 1 - May 1, 2015

    Find out what makes the Red Fusion smoothie so cool; this Wisconsin bakery produces 400,000 cinnamon rolls daily; and, employees at Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory take home three free pints a day.

  • Full of Beans
    Full of Beans

    Episode 12 - Season 1 - April 30, 2015

    Del Monte beans are always picked and packed on the same day; it takes a state-of-the-art facility to make farfalle pasta by the ton; and, discover the iced tea that’s infused with the spirit of reggae.

  • Hungry Eyes
    Hungry Eyes

    Episode 11 - Season 1 - April 29, 2015

    Discover the secret to perfect ramen noodles; it takes an ‘octopus’ and a ‘guillotine’ to make this classic American candy bar; and, every loaf of Challah egg bread is lovingly braided by hand.

  • ...Going Nuts in This Place!
    ...Going Nuts in This Place!

    Episode 4 - Season 1 - April 20, 2015

    On this episode of Food Factory USA, see how High Liner ‘fillets’ a 'fillet,' meet Peanut Chews and the nuts that make them, AND learn the secrets behind New England’s Moxie soda and the adjective it spawned.

  • Got Your Goat
    Got Your Goat

    Episode 2 - Season 1 - April 17, 2015

    On this episode of Food Factory USA, get the straight goods on Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy, Coach Farm’s Triple Cream Cheese (& the goats who help make it), AND take a trip to the Haviland Thin Mints factory in Massachusetts.

  • That's a Wrap
    That's a Wrap

    Episode 1 - Season 1 - April 16, 2015

    On this episode of Food Factory USA, sit in on the creation of Bosco Chocolate Syrup, Boston's own Maria & Ricardo’s Flour Tortillas, AND Mom Made’s irresistible Cheesy Mac that contains hidden veggies.

  • Pie Eyed
    Pie Eyed

    Episode 3 - Season 1 - April 15, 2015

    On this episode of Food Factory USA, sit in on the creation of historic Necco Candy Wafers, saucy Steak & Ale Pies, AND the refreshing and potent GinsengUp soda.

  • Beam Me Up, Jimmy
    Beam Me Up, Jimmy

    Episode 10 - Season 1 - April 4, 2015

    Meet the great grandson of legendary bourbon-maker Jim Beam; TruMoo chocolate milk is blended by the truckload; and, more than a million Tina’s Burritos are hand-rolled every day.

  • Wise up, Bud!
    Wise up, Bud!

    Episode 9 - Season 1 - April 4, 2015

    Make the pilgrimage to Budweiser Beer’s St. Louis headquarters; meet the cryogenic processor behind Dippin’ Dots ice cream beads; and, visit the California bakery that turns out 80,000 carrot cakes every day.

  • Whole Lotta Dough
    Whole Lotta Dough

    Episode 8 - Season 1 - March 28, 2015

    Papa John’s Louisville, Kentucky kitchens make enough dough for 300 million pizzas a year; Ray’s Original Chilli is cooked right in the can; and, fruity Danimals yogurt cups are made at a massive Ohio facility where robotic forklifts work 24/7.

  • Easy Slider
    Easy Slider

    Episode 7 - Season 1 - March 28, 2015

    White Castle has sold more than three billion of its frozen cheeseburger sliders; it takes three kinds of chilies to give Red Gold Salsa its signature zing; and, visit the century-old family business that turns out delectable chocolate-covered Cordial Cherries.

  • Hey Dum Dum!
    Hey Dum Dum!

    Episode 6 - Season 1 - March 21, 2015

    Herr’s kettle cooked potato chips are lovingly sliced and fried to perfection; in Brian, Ohio, 2.5 billion Dum-Dums Original Pops are produced every year; and, it takes tons of flour, food coloring, and a top-secret recipe to turn out 5.7 million Joy Cones ice cream cones every day.

  • Holy Cannoli
    Holy Cannoli

    Episode 5 - Season 1 - March 21, 2015

    Visit the Cheez Doodles empire where 44,000 cheesy balls are baked and sprayed with liquid cheese every minute; with a daily output of 100,000 crispy shells, Golden Cannoli is the world’s largest supplier of the Italian delicacy; and, beer is the magic ingredient in every drop of delicious Yuengling Barbecue Sauce.