- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: December 16, 2004
It's a world of creamy fillings, frosted tops and salty morsels. It's a multi-billion dollar industry where recipes are closely guarded secrets. It's an American obsession.
MODERN MARVELS® travels the nation for a taste tour that would have Julia Childs cringing. There are no pats of butter or pinches of salt, but there are extruders, conveyor belts and molds. Tour facilities like the Utz Quality Foods plant in Hanover, Pennsylvania, where a million pounds of potato chips are made each week, and see what happens before M&Ms get to "melt in your mouth" at Masterfoods USA, the world's largest candy manufacturer. At each stop, we'll meet the men and women who keep these tasty treats coming and the formulators who are working to create the next snack sensation.