A retired milkman in Indiana has eaten at least one Twinkie a day for over sixty years for a total of more than 22,000.
Denmark has the highest per capita consumption of candy in the world at 29.5 pounds annually.
While the rest of the country eats hard pretzels at a rate of one and a half to two pounds per year, Philadelphians consume twelve times that amount.
The melting point of cocoa butter - between 97 and 99 degrees Fahrenheit - is right at human body temperature, which is why chocolate melts in your mouth.
Narrator: Extruders, molds, injectors, are these machines manufacturing adhesives, plastics or parts that go on your car? No. They're making treats that melt in your mouth not in your hand. Sit back, relax, and grab a candy bar, potato chip, pretzel, lollipop, ice cream cone or a cupcake while we say a mouthful about some of the world's favorite snacks. Now: Snackfood Tech, on Modern Marvels.
President, Tootsie Roll Industries
Editor, Stagnito's New Products Mag.
Personnel & Org. Mgr., Masterfoods USA
Editor & Chief, Candy Industry Mag.
VP, Supply Chain, Masterfoods USA
Dir., Chicago Plant, Masterfoods USA
Editor, Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Chmn & CEO, Utz Quality Foods, Inc.
VP, Human Resources, Utz Quality Foods, Inc.
VP, Marketing, Snyder's of Hanover
Dir. Operations, Snyder's of Hanover
Plant Mgr., Tootsie Roll Industries
VP, Marketing, Flowers Specialty Group
VP, Manufacturing, Flowersfoods
American Institute of Baking
Sr. VP, Interstate Brands Corp.
Plant Mgr., Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream
Mgr., Product Development, Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream
Business Unit Manager, Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream
Founding Director, Nutrifit
Executive Producer: Don Cambou
Writer: Sean Dash
Producer: Sean Dash
Line Producer: Paul Dzilvelis
Associate Producer: Dan Gibbons
Editor: Sean Dash
Narrator: Max Raphael
Music: Guy Thomas
Producer: Bruce Nash
Creator: Bruce Nash
Production Manager: Shelia Collins
Post Producer: Tim Knauff
Clearance Supervisor: Katie Del Core
Director of Research: Anthony Lacques
Production Controller: Dani Eslin
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Production Assistant: Jeffery Perkins
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Assistant Editor: Michael Broome
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Field Audio: Jimmy Corn
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Field Audio: Don Murphy
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Online Editor: John Price
Sound Mixer: Paul Ray
Animation: Victor Bornia
Historical Consultant: Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream
Historical Consultant: Flower's Foods, INC
Historical Consultant: Masterfoods, USA
Historical Consultant: Snyders of Hanover
Historical Consultant: Tootsie Roll Industries, INC
Historical Consultant: UTZ Quality Foods, INC
American Institute of Baking
National Confectioners Association
T. Hasagawa, USA
Executive Producer: Beth Dietrich-Segarra
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