Episode Description


It feeds the world. Ride along with a custom harvester traveling from Texas to North Dakota and discover the ripening wheat fields. See how the harvesting crews brave months on the road, cutting thousands of acres each season. Tour a pasta plant to see how a special kind of wheat becomes everything from spaghetti to rigatoni. Watch as the grain is mashed into a thirst-quenching brew. Finally visit a company that transforms wheat into plastic-like products, such as eating utensils, hair combs, drumsticks, and yo-yos.

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