A lot goes into making and packaging foods for the masses—and it’s much more than what ends up on your plate. Producers have to have a mind for machinery, Willy-Wonka-like gears and a team that can weed out products with even the slightest of defeats. In the videos above, go behind factory walls and see how the doughnuts, perogies and ice cream cones you find at your local grocer are made.
Rather make your recipes from scratch? See some of our favorite doughnut and perogies recipes below.