16 September 2016
Season Premieres Sunday, October 9th at 9pm ET/6pm PT on Cooking Channel
NEW YORK - September 16th, 2016 - Alfonso Ribeiro takes viewers on a fun and fascinating look at the amazing processes, stories and interesting people behind the creation of America's favorite snacks on the new season of Unwrapped 2.0, premiering Sunday, October 9th at 9pm ET/6pm PT on Cooking Channel. Ever wonder where some of your favorite foods come from? Over 13 episodes, Alfonso highlights everything from classic childhood treats to the latest candy crazes. Whether you like your snacks sweet or savory, crispy or gooey, Unwrapped 2.0 offers behind-the-scenes access to get you a front row seat to see them made.
 
In the season premiere Alfonso Ribeiro reveals the secrets behind heat-and-eat barbecue from Farm Rich Smokehouse, the super yellow color of French's Mustard and the sweet-sour punch of Mt. Olive Bread and Butter Pickles. Plus, Christie Cookie Co.'s serious Chocolate Brownies are packed with three types of luscious chocolate and a surprising ingredient. Don't miss all the fun throughout the season, with such classic American treats, including Charms Blow Pops, Chewy Granola Bars, Green Mountain Coffee, Pez Candy and more!
 
For more Unwrapped 2.0, visit CookingChannelTV.com for a gallery of fascinating food factory facts. Join the conversation with #Unwrapped.
 
Upcoming Episodes Include:
 
Premiering Sunday, October 9th at 9pm ET/6pm PT - SEASON PREMIERE!
"Backyard Cookout"
Host Alfonso Ribeiro reveals the secrets behind heat-and-eat barbecue from Farm Rich Smokehouse, the super yellow color of French's Mustard and the sweet-sour punch of Mt. Olive Bread and Butter Pickles. Plus, Christie Cookie Co.'s serious Chocolate Brownies are packed with three types of luscious chocolate and a surprising ingredient.
 
Premiering Sunday, October 16th at 9pm ET/6pm PT
"Local Legends"
Host Alfonso Ribeiro takes a tour of local legends, from Tennessee's iconic Jack Daniel's Whiskey to the Fannie May factory in Ohio where sweet Buckeyes are made. He also finds out how a novel mix of hard candy and gum became the Charms Blow Pop and why you don't have to travel to NYC for the Original Soupman's Chicken Gumbo.
 
Premiering Sunday, October 23rd at 9pm ET/6pm PT
"Tongue Twister"
Host Alfonso Ribeiro tries Warheads Extreme Sour Hard Candy, a treat that almost requires a warning label, while also seeing how Frank's RedHot gets its heat and takes a peek at a dynamite mole sauce from Rico Chicken Tamales. Then, Bissinger's Apple Ghost Chili Salt Caramels singe the tongue with a unique mix of chocolate, apples and hot peppers.
 
Premiering Sunday, October 30th at 9pm ET/6pm PT
"Layers of Flavors"
Host Alfonso Ribeiro explores layer after layer of flavor when he gets the inside scoop on Tootsie's Caramel Apple Pops, Bissinger's Coconut Caramel Chocolate Bar and Tastykake's Cherry Sweet Rolls. Then, see how fun it is to watch Parla's Asiago Tortellini get its quadruple cheese filling.
 
 
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