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.

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Season 13, Episode 2

Spreadable Edibles

Join host Marc Summers for this episode on all things spreadable and edible. Watch Nutella get whipped up, discover the secrets behind the spatula spreader and visit the Swiss Colony to see them prepare their Incredible Spreadables. Then, visit an art studio for kids where the paint actually has flavor and discover the secrets behind creating over one hundred flavors of nut butter. Plus, see the magic of the Butter Bell.

Jan 1
7am | 6c
Season 15, Episode 7


From the orchard to your stomach, we're taking a bite out of the forbidden fruit with host Marc Summers. First, Stemilt shows us the apple's high-tech journey from the grove to the store and a company called Essn turns Fuji apples into sparkling soda. Plus, Chudleigh's gives the low-down on folding a perfect apple blossom, Mussleman's explains how apple butter got its name and more!

Jan 19
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 0, Episode 26

Unwrapped: Fried Favorites

From French fries to corn dogs, potato skins to appetizers, Unwrapped celebrates America's deep feelings for all things deep-fried! We'll see how McDonald's creates their famous French fries, from potato field to crispy side dish. Schwan's puts their mini-corndogs through an acrobatic dance to coat the much-loved snacks. TGIF brings their potato skins into potato chip form, and Cheesecake Factory turns mac and cheese into a fried ball of joy. All this and much more on a special hour-long, batter-dipped, sizzling edition of Unwrapped.

Feb 27
2am | 1c
Season 20, Episode 6


Get ready for a mouthful of marshmallow! Today we've got plenty of sticky stories about the white stuff. First, remember Snoballs? Find out how Hostess covers these creamy cakes and discover the fluffy favorite inside every box of See's Candies. Then, we visit Torani's to learn how you can drink a toasted marshmallow in the form of a delicious gourmet syrup. And see how Plush Puffs makes a monster-sized mallow. Plus, follow millions of Moon Pies through the factory. Finally, find out the secret to filling one of America's favorite marshmallow candies, the Mallo Cup. Those and more gooey stories are on Unwrapped!

Feb 27
2pm | 1c
Season 22, Episode 8


Bring along your appetite as Unwrapped goes supersized! First, Great American Cookies are always big, but one cookie is so huge you'll need friends to help eat it! Tornado Fries are a new, twisty take on french fries, and they're already as popular as they are giant! How do you eat a 2-pound bar of chocolate? At Dylan's Candy Bar, you can find out! Cupcakes used to be single-serving ... until Wilton came up with a way to make one cupcake serve 15 people! Later, we found a gummy bear so huge, you have to see it to believe it, and the biggest cheese in America!

Mar 16
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 18

All American Eats

Coca Cola. Girl Scout Cookies. Twinkies. There are some foods that are just part of the American experience; on a special one-hour Unwrapped, we explore these "All-American Eats." For the first time, Coca-Cola opens its doors to our cameras to reveal the secrets of America's number one soft drink. With 500 million Twinkies coming off the line each year, we'll answer the question, "how do they get that filling into those tiny cakes?" If you grew up with Nestle Drumsticks, you might want to hear the new way they're making them even more tasty! Plus, we'll get all red, white and blue over Hungry Jack, Starbucks, Little Debbie and Jack Daniels! Marc Summers hosts "All-American Eats" on Unwrapped.

May 8
5pm | 4c
Season 18, Episode 1

Dip It

Join host Marc Summers as we take a dip into one of America's favorite pastimes ... dipping, of course. First, we'll learn the secret of the mozzarella stretch at the Farm Rich factory and see how Cedar Foods gets hummus from bean-y to cream-y. Then, we'll meet the Guac Squad and get the scoop on Frito's Scoops. Finally, we learn the essential fon-do's and fon-don'ts from Geja's Cafe and Biscottea shows us that delicious dunkables aren't just for coffee drinkers anymore.

May 11
12pm | 11c
Season 18, Episode 4

Breakfast Buffet

Rise and shine, cause it's time to hit the breakfast buffet with your host, Marc Summers. First, we'll take a dunk into the world of Dunkin' Donuts and then go to the grove to see how TexaSweet gets grapefruit to the breakfast table. Next, Mrs. Butterworth is on hand to give us all the sticky facts about syrup, and do you know the muffin man? We'll get the answer from our resident expert, Uncle Willy. Plus, we've got bagels by the bushels! Einstein's lets us roll into their factory to discover how they make them by the millions and Hindsdale Farms offers breakfast wraps on a stick for when you're on the run.

May 11
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 0, Episode 22

Road Foods Unwrapped

Get your map out and join host Marc Summers for a full hour of On the Road treats. Head east for the birth of the Buffalo wing, the rivalry of the cheese steak and the taste of key lime in Key West. Then visit a Maryland crab cake bonanza and get a sip of a Boston cream cocktail. Head to the Midwest for deep dish pie, a cheese castle and a castle made of corn. Plus, see how 7-11 was started, bite into a chocolate map, lick a salt palace and visit Pinky's hot dogs in Los Angeles.

May 22
5pm | 4c
Season 20, Episode 4


Get ready for a sweet and sticky treat straight from Mother Nature. Today we're exploring foods made with honey! First up, visit Wisconsin Natural Acres bee farm and learn how the bees' wings help turn the nectar into honey! Then, discover why these skinny little Glory Bee honeysticks taste like strawberry and sour cherry. And find out why Duchess Honey Buns uses dry honey to make their cinnamon rolls. Plus, the secret to adding the all-natural sweetener to this Malt-O-Meal's Honey & Oat Blenders cereal is in the spray! And find out what kind of honey adds just the right flavor to an old-time Annabelle's, "Big Hunk" candy bar.

May 28
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 20, Episode 1


Plug in your toasters and bring on the bread because today we're serving up some toasty treats! First up, see how Ian's Natural Foods makes French toast you can eat on-the-go, and Sonic restaurant shares the secret of their Texas Toaster Sandwich. Then, watch the making of the ultimate toast-topper, Land 'O Lakes Butter and lift a glass and propose a toast to ... Sutter Home's FRE alcohol-free wine! Plus, watch how one factory turns out millions of Wolferman's English muffins every year. Then we head to Frito-Lay's True North to see how they create their Almond Clusters.

Jun 25
9am | 8c
Season 19, Episode 1

Summer Snacks

On this episode of Unwrapped, it's summertime for host Marc Summers! First, find out how Blue Bunny puts Strawberry Shortcake on a stick. Next, we'll get the story on summer sausage at Wisconsin River Meats and then discover the secret of the stripes on a Tuscan Cantaloupe from Dulcinea Farms. Still hot? Try a Slurpee as we learn the surprising history of this super summer drink. Finally, we'll go to the source for some sweet sippin' at Sweet Leaf Tea.

Jul 30
9am | 8c
Season 21, Episode 10

American Classics

Get ready to wave the flag for this episode of Unwrapped! Today, we're going back in time with America's first soda pop and the first sliced bread! Then, Nestle settles some bets about Baby Ruth, and Five Guys have a fresh take on the old classic: hamburgers. Later, Ho-Hos have been around since 1967, and you might be surprised which all-American football city eats the most! Plus, a visit to Colonial Williamsburg proves eye-opening. Find out how coffeehouses have (or haven't) changed since the 18th century!

Aug 27
9am | 8c
Season 22, Episode 3

Hot & Spicy

Grab a glass of water -- today's Unwrapped is hot and spicy! First, we'll set our mouths on fire with Atomic Fireballs like you've never seen before! Then, check out a hot Korean side dish that's a hot hit in America, and find out how Frank's Red Hot Sauce fills up 500 fiery bottles every minute! At Xan's Confections, a sparkly caramel has a surprise inside, and Eichten's Hidden Acres is turning up the heat with their Chipotle Pepper Gouda. Later, The Cheesecake Factory is famous for its sweets, but did you know their most popular dish is spicy?

Sep 24
9am | 8c
Season 21, Episode 13

Fire It Up

Fire up the barbeque and get grilling with Unwrapped! First up, we'll see how KC Masterpiece transforms tomato paste and molasses into a mouth-watering sauce, then head over to B&G Foods where they're baking up thousands of pounds of beans using brick ovens! Next, you can have barbecue anywhere, anytime with Bar-B-Q Fritos. Cookshack Smokers serves up home-use smokers for backyard cooks, and Sadler's Smokehouse supplies premium smoked meat for barbecue enthusiasts who crave the flavor without the hard work! Later, we take a trip to the legendary Big Bob Gibson's to sample their award-winning barbecued pork!

Sep 24
9:30am | 8:30c


Marc Summers

Marc Summers covers the sweeter things in life on Unwrapped and as a host and judge of Ultimate Recipe Showdown.