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Food Factory

Food Factory

Food Factory
Salty And Sweet
Discover how glazed donuts get blasted by an icing waterfall, while ice cream bars are given a chocolate bath; why Korean astronauts take kimchi into outer space; and the lengths that salt miners will go.
Food Fortunes
Discover how spicy salsa gets its peppery kick; a tangy ancient cheese once made by monks gets a modern makeover; crunchy fortune cookies come sweet, tasty and packed full of good advice.
Spring In Georgia
Discover how frozen yogurt gets its layers of toffee and peanut butter swirl; the origin of crispy spring rolls and what goes into plum sauce; and where brie gets its white coat and creamy goodness.
All You Cone Eat
Discover how waffle cones get their ice cream-ready shape; rich, dark chocolate milk is transformed from creamy to dreamy; and the special ingredient in cheesy Indian dessert Kesar Rasmalai.
All Bar Naan
Discover how technology has transformed the way Indian flatbread is baked; crunchy cheesy puffs get a flavour as bright as their neon colour; and decadent chocolates are filled with the luck o' the Irish.
Cut The Mustard
Discover how zesty mustard gets its vibrant colour; luxurious orange creams come filled with a double hit of sweet and tart; nutty granola bars are jam packed with exotic ingredients.
Tikka My Breath Away
Discover how many spices go into richly aromatic tikka masala; how sweet and sour gummy worms get their mouth-puckering flavour; and how golden tortillas stay intact until they're stuffed on taco night.
Getting Saucy
Discover how sweet and tangy ketchup contains all of the 5 taste sensations; how tiramisu actually gets its pillowy texture from crunchy biscuits; and why salty, doughy pretzels get all twisted.
Double Trouble
Discover how refreshing ginger beer gets that sweet and spicy pop; how powdered sugar is pressure packed into double flavour lollipops; and how chocolate toffee nut clusters get their bite-sized crunchy shapes.
From Sugar With Love
Discover how peppermint puffs get their airy texture while packing a spicy blast; how flaky cheese straws get that twist of cheddar and pastry; and how love hearts are embossed with those sweet nothings.
Colourful Candy
Discover how sugary, shiny Mike and Ikes, crunchy yet chewy Turkish Taffy, cool and refreshing Arizona iced green tea, and rich and luscious shredded cheese get to the masses.
Use Your Noodle
Discover how slurp-worthy instant noodle soup, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, rich and fluffy marshmallow chocolate cups, and decadent peanut butter chocolate Buckeyes get to the masses.
Chee Cha Sambur
Discover how a warm, soothing Indian vegetable stew, light and airy crunchy Mexican puffs, a chocolaty cheesy Russian treat, and classic sugary gumdrops get to the masses.
Fancy A Sausage Roll?
Discover how flaky sausage rolls were formerly a snack fit for a king; marshmallows come out looking like adorable baby chicks; and a Middle Eastern staple gets puffed up into a bite-sized snack.
Hill Of Beans
Discover how lip-smacking Korean dumplings are jam-packed with savory spices and healthy veggies; and meaty, finger-licking Cornish pasties get their signature shape from an underground connection.
Welch Rare-Bite
Discover how decadently cheesy Scottish breakfast pies, irresistible chocolate peppermint candies, creamy, tangy fruit yogurt snacks, and sweet and crunchy peanut treats get to the masses.
The Name's Boondi
Discover how a doubly delicious cake within a cake, a crunchy and spicy Indian snack, sinfully tender frosted sugar cookies, and mouthwatering Greek spinach twisters, spanakopita, get to the masses.
Abba Zaba Doo!
Discover how sweet little Maraschino cherries get their signature colour; and the makers of classic Abba-Zaba candy bars get that perfect combo of chewy taffy and creamy peanut butter.
The Rocky Road
Discover how rustic and crusty dark rye bread, tangy Japanese ginger carrot dressing, sweet and chewy chocolate vanilla cookies, and fluffy crunchy Rocky Road chocolate bars get to the masses.
Over The Rainbow
Discover how gooey, crunchy, rainbow marshmallow squares, nostril-flaring sushi sidekick wasabi, scrumptious meatless sausages, and sinfully flaky mini chocolate croissants get to the masses.
Put The Kettle On
Discover how melt-in-your-mouth meringue cookies, super crunchy Mediterranean flatbread, chewy jam-filled oat bars, and crispy, lip-smacking crinkled potato chips get to the masses.
Not Tonight Josephine
Discover how a blend of spices is packed into pakoras; the bakers of custardy Napoleon bars fold thousands of layers into flaky French pastry; fiery jalapeno peppers are added to a creamy, nutty hummus.
Chip Off The Old Block
Discover how eggplants are transformed into rich and yummy baba ghanoush; apple strudel is hand braided into a flaky, buttery treat; creamy ranch dressing gets its distinctively tangy flavour.
Where You Bean?
Discover how chocolaty cherry cordial bonbons come packed with explosive flavor in every bite; a carefully selected batch of healthy dried beans are combined to create a delicious four-blend medley.
The House That Santa Built
Discover how sweet and luxurious milk chocolate is painstakingly formed into flavorful hollow chocolate Santas; and the fruity, nutty, dense traditional Christmas cake is infused with holiday cheer.
Yule Love This
Discover how crumbly, buttery shortbread cookies, moist and creamy Yule logs, crunchy, minty chocolate bark, and sweet and sour candy canes with a twist get to the masses.
From Toffee To Coffee
Discover how premium toffee, vegan-friendly pesto, top-quality coffee, and ice rocket lollipops get to the masses. From raw materials to finished products, Food Factory reveals how food is really made.
Pasta The Ice Cream
Discover why a chocolate bath is needed to make a perfect ice cream cone; why pasta needs a haircut and a blow dry before it can hit the plate; and how 17 million pieces of bubble gum get made each day.
Holy Pierogy
Discover just how many cheesecakes 15 tons of cream cheese will make; why for ice cream sandwiches, human touch is crucial; and what 1 million jars of marmalade and Formula One racing have in common.
The Big Apple
Discover why nimble fingers are crucial in making perfect spanikopita; why less friction makes ginger snaps healthier; and what adds a whole year of shelf life to a box of sweet apple juice.
A Taste Of India
Discover why potatoes go on a wild hydraulic ride to become crunchy chips; how 6 million eggs can make 75 million delectable almond biscotti; and how simple protein-rich soyabeans gets turns into tofu.
Totally Tropical
Discover why peanuts enjoy a good tumble and hot oil roast; how an industrial juicer pours out massive amounts of creamy mango smoothies; and the secret chemistry behind full fat bocconcini cheese.
Hot Potato
Discover how the world's best spuds make it to the dinner plate; why gumballs travel through the twilight zone to become perfectly shaped; and how far hot chocolate has come since the Aztecs invented it.
Smoking Salmon
Discover how cool coils are essential to the tastiest cold smoked salmon; how 1000 kg of delicious ravioli are made daily; and how making three million pounds of crispy fresh salad can actually be easy.
Sweet As Sugar
Discover why molasses is essential to producing refined sugar; how the secret to apple danish is the ultimate puff piece; and how egg production gets cracking with hi-speed machinery.
Whipping It Up
Discover what a cluster buster is and how it helps to make delicious soup purrée; how 240 cans of aerosol whipped cream are produced each minute; and why a powerful vacuum is essential to make lollipops.
In The Hot House
Discover why a hot house is essential to growing the sweetest tomatoes; how a 130 foot tunnel oven makes perfect muffins; and how today's machines can make the best gnocchi in only ten minutes!
Come Fly With Me
Discover how 32,000 nutritious bagels are made in 8 hours; how a company mass produces lip-smackin' airplane food always ready for take off; and how organic carrots can make a delicious vegan dessert.
Gone Fishing
Discover what it takes to harvest 600,000 rainbow trout each year; why an oil shower creates the tastiest roasted cashews; and how one apple slicing machine is a life-saver to bakers across the country.
A Griller Thriller
Discover how one company makes tasty BBQ veggie medleys easy to prepare; the secret to rich blue cheese starts with a tiny drop of cave mould; and why heat is the key to making hearty rice cakes.
Like Momma Makes
Discover how state-of-the-art machinery makes 50,000 perfect frozen pizzas a day; why canola oil makes creamy spreadable butter a tasty reality; and the buttery secret to making mini quiche florentine.
Flour Power
Discover how 15 metric tonnes of tasty goat cheese get made each week; what magnets have to do with grinding huge amounts of wheat; and how to pickle 15,000 kg of delicious herring a day.
The Cream Of The Crop
Discover why free-range cows raised without pesticide produces the tastiest milk; how a samosa machine guarantees the tastiest Indian pouches; and how 250,000 creamy mini eclairs get made per day!
Pasta The Olives
Discover how stuffed olives get from branch to jar; how 12,000 plates of tasty tortellini are made per day; and the exact moment when culture has to be added to make the tastiest probiotic yogurt drinks!
In A Jam
Discover how traditional methods still factor into modern-day croissant production; why shredding makes delicious rhubarb strawberry jam; and how a spice tumbler produces the best tasting stuffing.
Mousse Hunting
Discover how bagels get even better with some wild blueberry cream cheese filling; how an x-ray machine helps to make delicious pot roast; how refreshing spring water from 186 ft down gets into your glass.
This Is Toast
Discover how the sandwich staple Wonderbread is made; how nutty pecans are transformed into sugary rich pralines; and how stainless steel plates ensure the most crystal clear bagged ice!
Going Crackers
Discover how the best moisture levels are achieved to make perfect parmesan cheese; and why ripe bananas make banana chocolate chip bars that smell and taste sensational.
Hitting The Trail
Discover how to make trail mix both healthy and delicious; why less mixing makes more tasty organic baby cookies; and why timing is everything when making powerhouse mushroom rice veggie burgers.