The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America Series
Genre: Documentary
Premiere: 2019
Network: History
Sessons: 1
Full Episodes: 3
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Full Show Summary

For generations of Americans, food titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, C.W. Post and the McDonald brothers have literally been household names, but you don't know their stories. Before they were brand names, they were brilliant, sometimes ruthless, visionaries who revolutionized food and changed the landscape of America forever. This miniseries eventwill tell the fascinating stories of the people behind the food that built America – those who used brains, muscle, blood, sweat and tears to get to America's heart through its stomach, and along the way built cities, invented new technologies and helped win wars.
The Food That Built America S01E03
Last Episode, 13 August 2019: Season 1, Episode 3: The Spoils of War
As the Great Depression hits, the titans of food push the envelope of innovation to feed a hungry nation. Then WWII sees competing industrial empires joining the war effort in a united front to fuel the forces fighting for freedom abroad.
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Date Aired The Food That Built America Episodes
Season 1
11 August 2019 Season 1, Episode 1: Lines in the Sand
12 August 2019 Season 1, Episode 2: Best Served Cold
13 August 2019 Season 1, Episode 3: The Spoils of War