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It takes bold visionaries risking everything to create some of the most recognizable brands on the planet. The Food That Built America, based on the hit documentary series from The HISTORY® Channel, tells the extraordinary true stories of industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized the food industry and transformed American life and culture in the process.

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    • 4.3 • 184 Ratings

It takes bold visionaries risking everything to create some of the most recognizable brands on the planet. The Food That Built America, based on the hit documentary series from The HISTORY® Channel, tells the extraordinary true stories of industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized the food industry and transformed American life and culture in the process.

    Underneath the Golden Arches

    Underneath the Golden Arches

    Dick and Mac McDonald created a ground-breaking innovative restaurant in San Bernardino, California. But it took an ambitious salesman named Ray Kroc to turn McDonald’s into a fast food empire.
     
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    • 25 min
    Cereal Part Two: The Poster Boy of Industrial Espionage

    Cereal Part Two: The Poster Boy of Industrial Espionage

    As Corn Flakes take over the world, brothers Will and John Harvey Kellogg do battle with a former patient-turned-rival, C.W. Post. Eventually, they go to war with each other. Part two of a two-part series.
     
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    • 31 min
    Cereal Part One: The Brothers of Battle Creek

    Cereal Part One: The Brothers of Battle Creek

    The first part of a two-part exploration of the two great American breakfast cereal dynasties, Kellogg’s and Post, and the eccentric sanitarium where they began. 
     
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    • 27 min
    America’s Home Brew: The Addict and the Promoter Who Built Coca-Cola

    America’s Home Brew: The Addict and the Promoter Who Built Coca-Cola

    The story of Coca-Cola is the tale of a chemical genius and morphine addict, John Pemberton, and a brilliant pharmacist-turned-promoter, Asa Candler, who transformed an obscure soda tonic into one of the most recognizable brands on the planet.
     
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    • 29 min
    INTRODUCING: The Food that Built America

    INTRODUCING: The Food that Built America

    It takes bold visionaries risking everything to create some of the most recognizable brands on the planet. The Food That Built America, based on the hit documentary series from The HISTORY® Channel, tells the extraordinary true stories of industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized the food industry and transformed American life and culture in the process.
     
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    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
184 Ratings

184 Ratings

polkadot.dot.dot ,

Love the podcast!

My son wrote research paper on Coca Cola in the 8th grade. Listening to this podcast takes me back a few years. I really enjoyed the few more details the podcast provides.

tiffcrown ,

a fav

Just as interesting as the show, cool things to learn about, & now i can learn w/ my eyes closed on the go

jessphotographsparis ,

Temporary unavailable ?

I keep trying to listen the the last two episodes and it just says temporarily unavailable 😭. I live in Paris France but I can access all my other American podcasts. I don’t get it

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