The Food That Built America Snack Sized

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season

You may think you know all there is to know about the Food That Built America, but there's more to the story. In this new series, The HISTORY Channel delves even deeper into the stories behind the ruthless innovators and entrepreneurs featured in the Food that Built America. Spotlighting the rest of the story you didn't know, the series tells the super-charged, bite-sized history of all of the foods you love in 30 minutes or less.

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Sticks and Cones
16. Sticks and Cones
June 27, 2021
This is the story of world-changing innovations that turned ice cream from an inconvenient delicacy to America's favorite sweet treat.
Kings of Pop
15. Kings of Pop
June 27, 2021
This is the story of how a struggling cola company reinvented business practices and went head to head against its biggest rival for more than 100 years to become one of the world's leading food and beverage companies.
A Burger Is Born
14. A Burger Is Born
June 20, 2021
This is the story of how an impatient cook created one of America's most iconic foods, leading to the invention of the first ever fast food chain.
When Frito Met Lay
13. When Frito Met Lay
June 20, 2021
This is the story of how two salty rivals ended up creating the biggest snack food company in the world, and how their bold innovations forever changed America's taste for chips.
11 Herbs and Spices
12. 11 Herbs and Spices
June 13, 2021
This is the story of how an eccentric man who sold chicken at a gas station founded the largest chicken empire in the world, and became an icon himself in the process.
The Golden Arches
11. The Golden Arches
June 13, 2021
This is the story of how a BBQ drive-in became a worldwide phenomenon, with a logo that is now more recognizable than the holy cross, and the innovations that have driven its success and changed the way the world eats.
Sticks and Cones
10. Sticks and Cones
June 6, 2021
This is the story of world-changing innovations that turned ice cream from an inconvenient delicacy to America's favorite sweet treat.
A Burger Is Born
9. A Burger Is Born
June 6, 2021
This is the story of how an impatient cook created one of America's most iconic foods, leading to the invention of the first ever fast food chain.
Dog Eat Dog
8. Dog Eat Dog
May 16, 2021
This is the story of how the hot dog went from one of America's most feared foods, to a national sensation. From wieners to whales, find out how one ambitious man in Coney Island built a doggone empire.
Making the Hut
7. Making the Hut
May 16, 2021
This is the story of a pizza empire that started with two brothers from Michigan who transformed pizza from a little known dish to a national franchise. From the deep dish to the stuffed crust, learn about the innovations and the nostalgic marketing that turned them into a worldwide phenomenon.
11 Herbs and Spices
6. 11 Herbs and Spices
May 9, 2021
The story of how an eccentric man who sold chicken at a gas station founded the largest chicken empire in the world and became an icon in the process.
To the Milky Way and Beyond
5. To the Milky Way and Beyond
May 9, 2021
This is the story behind the largest candy company in the world, complete with family feuds, corporate espionage, and brilliant innovations that changed the world.
Breaking Breakfast
4. Breaking Breakfast
April 25, 2021
This is the shocking story of the most iconic cereal brand in the world, starting with an accidental discovery at a sanitarium, through a major rivalry, and countless innovations that changed breakfast forever.
The Chocolate Factory
3. The Chocolate Factory
April 25, 2021
How a simple dairy farm turned into one of the world's most iconic candy companies.
Special Delivery
2. Special Delivery
April 18, 2021
Complete with drones, muscle cars, and a whole lot of dough, this is the story of the most successful pizza chain on the planet, starting with mid-Western brothers who had never made pizza before, and continuing through a series of innovations that changed restaurants, dining out, and helped introduce pizza to the nation.
The Classic
1. The Classic
April 18, 2021
This is the epic story behind the most iconic soft drink in the world, and the incredible lengths its creators took to stay on top.
Description

You may think you know all there is to know about the Food That Built America, but there's more to the story. In this new series, The HISTORY Channel delves even deeper into the stories behind the ruthless innovators and entrepreneurs featured in the Food that Built America. Spotlighting the rest of the story you didn't know, the series tells the super-charged, bite-sized history of all of the foods you love in 30 minutes or less.

The Food That Built America Snack Sized is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on April 18, 2021.

Where to Watch The Food That Built America Snack Sized

The Food That Built America Snack Sized is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Food That Built America Snack Sized on demand at Philo, Amazon, History and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 18, 2021