Ever wonder how paper fortunes make their way into a crescent-shaped fortune cookie? Witness the fortune cooking-making process for yourself at the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory in San Francisco, CA. Located in Chinatown, Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory has been making custom fortune cookies by hand since 1962. Each day, the team makes 10,000 cookies on a rotating cast iron griddle. Sample classic fortune cookies plus chocolate, green tea, and strawberry fortune cookies after the tour.
Ever wonder how jelly beans get their color or how potato chips are made to be perfectly crunchy? Learn the secrets behind your favorite snacks straight from the source on one of the best food factory tours in the USA.
While some classic food factory tours – like the ice cream tour at Ben & Jerry’s in Waterbury, Vermont, the kettle chip tour at Cape Cod Chips in Hyannis, Massachusetts, and the tea production tour at Celestial Seasonings in Denver, Colorado – remain closed due to the pandemic, there are many food factories open for food fanatics to enjoy the ultimate tour de feast. From potato chips and classic fortune cookies to jelly beans, let culinary curiosity be your guide during your next road trip by taking a detour to a food factory.