Together the teams will use 66lb of flour, 408lb of butter, 990lb of sugar, four vats of golden syrup and 1,480lb of chocolate.
When the skins and stems begin to form a cap on top of the vats, they are punched down by hand.
This is usually the result of allowing the vats to stand too long before fermentation begins.
I was then taken to visit his incandescent ovens and his vats in a state of ebullition.
Everyone was splashed with a stinging fluid which came from the vats.
Then the thrice-lovely Nastasia herself leaped into the vats.
The juice is then washed out in vats containing warm water, and is boiled down in great tanks.
"We'll take the body to the hydroponic farm for the vats," he said.
One of the vats was full of a rich brown liquid, which we were informed was unrefined cod-liver oil.
Maybe it has something to do with the bodies they put in the vats.
early 13c., southern variant (see V) of Old English fæt "container, vat," from Proto-Germanic *fatan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse fat, Old Frisian fet, Middle Dutch, Dutch vat, Old High German faz, German faß).