Inside the Christmas Factory 2016
In this Christmas special, Gregg Wallace, Cherry Healey and Ruth Goodman explore the fascinating factory processes and surprising history behind favourite festive treats.
Gregg follows 24 hours of production at the world’s largest mince pie factory and discovers the challenges of producing 2,000 perfect pies every minute.
Cherry travels to south Wales to meet the workers who make enough tinsel in a year to reach Hawaii, and she is given special access to a high-tech factory that produces over 400 million metres of best-selling wrapping paper.
Ruth Goodman discovers the explosive history of Christmas crackers.