06/15/2012 12:03 pm ET

Mushroom Processing Is Totally Mesmerizing (VIDEO)

There are lots of things you don't know about where mushrooms come from. For instance, why do their stems all arrive around the same length? How can they all be around the same size? This video has some answers for you.

What is so mesmerizing about factory food processing machines? Maybe it's all the times we watched the opening credits of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory in our youth. Maybe it's our general fascination with where food comes from and how it gets to us. Whatever the cause, this video of a Havatec industrial mushroom processing machine had us completely transfixed. The slow-motion shots of stems getting clipped to uniform lengths was probably our favorite part.

Also, who ever saw a mushroom processing video with such an intense soundtrack?