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The fascinating stories of the families behind the food that built America, those who used brains, muscle, blood, sweat and tears to get to America's heart through its stomach, those who invented new technologies and helped win wars.

Series Cast

  1. Campbell Scott as Narrator (voice)

    Campbell Scott

    Narrator (voice)

    31 Episodes

  2. Jon Levine as Dick McDonald

    Jon Levine

    Dick McDonald

    3 Episodes

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Season 3 - The Food That Built America

Season 3

2022 | 12 Episodes

Season three satisfies viewers’ appetites by sharing the origin stories of a group of bold pioneers behind America’s most iconic food empires such as Orville Redenbacher, Ettore “Chef” Boiardi, Wally Amos, Debbi Fields, and Tom Carvel among others.

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The Food That Built America
The Food That Built America


Status Returning Series


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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