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Gregg Wallace, Cherry Healey and Ruth Goodman look at Britain's love of chocolate and visit one of the world's largest chocolate factories in York.

Gregg Wallace is inside one of the world's largest chocolate factories in York to discover how they produce a staggering seven million bars a day. He'll follow the incredible 24-hour journey - from bean to bar - of one of our best-selling chocolates and meet the team of people who work around the clock to keep up with that demand.

Cherry Healey gets hands on with the hundreds of workers on a production line in Derbyshire where the millions of chocolate boxes they produce every year are still surprisingly handmade.

Historian Ruth Goodman delves through the chocolate archives to find out what it was like working in the factories before the machines took over, and she meets the people who found love on the production line.

59 minutes

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Take That

    These Days

  • 00:01

    Clare Maguire

    The Shield And The Sword

  • 00:04

    Pitbull & John Ryan

    Fireball (feat. John Ryan)

  • 00:04

    Filter, Crystal Method

    (Can't You) Trip Like I Do

  • 00:13

    Milky Chance

    Down By The River

  • 00:15

    Milky Chance

    Down By The River

  • 00:15

    Ben Howard

    The Fear

  • 00:30

    Emeli Sandé

    Next To Me

  • 00:38

    The White Stripes

    Seven Nation Army

  • 00:45

    The Human League

    Don't You Want Me

  • 00:53

    John Stafford Smith

    The Star Spangled Banner

    Lyricist: Francis Scott Key.
  • 00:56


    Song 2

  • 00:58

    Lana Del Rey


  • 00:58

    Lana Del Rey



Role Contributor
Presenter Gregg Wallace
Presenter Cherry Healey
Presenter Ruth Goodman
Executive Producer Alice Harper
Series Producer Chris Parkin
Production Company Voltage TV Productions Ltd


  • Wed 6 May 2015 20:00
  • Tue 12 May 2015 23:50
  • Sat 16 May 2015 16:05
  • Fri 12 Jun 2015 00:50
  • Tue 27 Dec 2016 16:00
  • Sun 21 May 2017 18:00
  • Fri 28 Dec 2018 16:30

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