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 16, Episode 4

Sweet & Salty

Have a craving for something sweet and a little salty? Join us as host Marc Summers discovers treats with the best of both worlds. With trips to the Snicker's factory, Fran's Chocolates and Caramels, the Immaculate Baking Company, Jeni's Ice Cream, Snyder's Pretzels plus Wolfgang Candy's White Chocolate Pretzel Clusters.

Jan 26
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 19, Episode 2

Picnic Basket

It's picnic time! Join host Marc Summers as we pack our basket full of delicious treats. First, we're off to Reser's to find out how to create the perfect creamy potato salad. Then, we're going to the fields at Dulcinea Farms to discover how they grow their small seedless watermelons. Next, we'll visit Vienna Beef to see how they slice up their juicy deli meats. And relish some relish? We'll dive into the briny deep at Mount Olive to get the scoop on their relish. Finally, we'll learn how they make olive oil at McEvoy Ranch.

Feb 16
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 19, Episode 4

Carnival Treats

Join host Marc Summers as we catch up with the latest carnival concoctions! First, we'll find out the secret to making funnel cakes light and fluffy at The Funnel Cake Company. Then we'll scurry over to the Dandy Cotton Candy Company to get the spin on their super sugar snacks. Next, a prompt stop to the Pronto Pup stand, with their take on making corndogs! Soon after, we'll head on over to the Caramel Apple Pop factory to see how they came up with their popular lollipops. Then, how about a walk around the country's biggest State Fair, the Minnesota State Fair, where everything edible is on a stick! Finally, we visit Kettle Corn NYC to see what's poppin'!

Feb 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Feb 26
8am | 7c
Season 20, Episode 13

Black and White

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!

Mar 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 21, Episode 2

Citrus Sensations

Pucker up! Today we're unwrapping some sour citrus! First up, see how Lemonheads spin in giant pans and find out what color lemons really are! Then, indulge in a tart lemon treat at Village Inn, and watch as ReaLemon bottles thousands of gallons of lemon juice. And don't forget about limes! Tostitos is giving their chips an extra zing with a splash of lime juice, and Dreyer's frozen lime bars are a cool snack for a summer day.

Mar 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 22, Episode 5

Disney Delights

Discover the magic of Disney cuisine today on Unwrapped. Venture inside the Disney Bakery, where they cook up more than 2,000 cookies for Disneyland guests every day. Then, travel to Japan, Germany, and China without leaving Orlando. We sample the best dishes from the Epcot World Showcase. Learn how the experts eat a Mickey Bar, then get ready for the royal treatment! Ever wonder where the princesses eat? We'll reveal the best spots to dine with your favorite characters. Later, create your perfect treat at Goofy's Candy Shop and get a rare peek inside Disney's most mysterious restaurant, the members-only Club 33.

Mar 13
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 14, Episode 11

Food Magic

Today we're pulling out all the tricks and finding the magic in food. Say the secret password and enter a magical castle for a one-of-a-kind dining experience, visit a chef teaching the secrets behind amazing food phenomenon and crack open a bottle of soda performing a disappearing act. Next, check out a research company developing the cutting edge of food magic, and discover a Chicago chef conjuring exotic ways to eat. Finally, watch the ancient skill of sword swallowing in modern day action.

Apr 6
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 13

Street Snacks

Today we're hitting the street and grabbing some snacks along the way. Drive over to an award show where street vendors get the recognition, stop by a company making the classic hot dog cart and cruise down the sweet street of 5th Avenue candy bar. Next, visit a company making street tacos, and follow a street food expert exploring the international fare of New York. Then, flag down an ice cream truck company catering private parties.

Apr 6
1pm | 12c
Season 19, Episode 7

Deep Fried

Heat up that hot oil and join Host Marc Summers as we dip into some fun facts about your favorite fried foods. First, we're off to the Minnesota State Fair to learn about the deep fried candy bar craze. Then, uncover the secret ingredient that gives Ian's Chicken Nuggets their crunchy coating and pop into the place where they stuff the centers of Jalapeno Poppers. Then, go to French's factory to find how they put fried onions in a can and come along to KFC, to investigate the Colonel's secret recipe. Finally, travel to the top of Pike's Peak to see how the altitude affects their delicious donuts!

May 21
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 17, Episode 10

Cheese Please

Marc Summers slices into the subject of cheese. Learn how goat cheese, cheesecake and Cheez-It crackers are made.

Jun 4
9am | 8c
Season 18, Episode 9

Go Nuts

Sit up and get crackin' as host Marc Summers gives us the inside story on nuts. First, learn the high-flying history of Blue Diamond's famous smokehouse almonds and visit See's Candies, where robots are on peanut brittle patrol. Then, Hawaiian Host makes macadamia nuts chocolaty delicious and Larabar takes trailmix to a whole new level. Also, see what's shakin' at Paramount Farms pistachio plantation and go back in time with an old-fashioned favorite, NECCO's Squirrel Nut Zippers.

Jul 16
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 13

Holidays Unwrapped

Marc Summers unwraps the holidays with an exciting journey through the food secrets of the season. Ever wonder why candy canes are crooked, how to make a picture-perfect whipped cream dollop, what's really in fruitcake (and does anyone really like it?), what food company created the image we now know as Santa Claus and what it's like to answer phones at the Butterball Hotline at holiday time? All that and more is uncovered in this fun special about all the food we love to eat at the holidays.

Dec 8
3pm | 2c


Marc Summers

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