The trucks dump their haul into the factory's bins, where the peppers begin their epic saga of self-transformation. Go peppers!
Check out this awesome spicy pepper vortex. Best vortex ever? Has Miller Lite met its match?
The chilis are then submerged in a huge-ass dunk tank, removing chemicals and dirt and other funky stuff, much in the opposite manner of a normal dunk tank.
Then it's into the grinder, where they're turned into a fine pulp. No fiction!
The resulting bits of chili are ground up and mixed with water...
... and poured into gigantic blue vats that you unfortunately can't buy in bulk.
Then, the rest of Sriracha's signature ingredients -- sugar, garlic, salt, and vinegar -- are added, and the slop is cooked and stirred occasionally and lovingly by the luckiest robot arm ever. Except maybe Johnny Five's arm, because it got to hang glide.