Making Japanese Kit Kats sure seems fun. Checking them, though, that looks hard, especially when thousands of them are rolling by every minute. A recent episode of Japanese TV program JobTune showed the inside of a Kit Kat production factory. To ensure that only decent wafers end up sold, a factory worker spot checks them. One factory worker, apparently.
This guy. Which is nuts.
The show didn't disclose his name, and there's probably other people at the factory that do this job too, for things like different shifts, days off and so on, because, hey, gimme a break, right? I imagine similar checking goes on at other Kit Kat factories around the world. Which is also nuts.
According to JobTune, the worker checks over 3000 Kit Kats in one minute.
As the show pointed out, the Kit Kat checker wears headphones.
A spokesperson explained that the factory is quite noisy, and the headphones are to protect his hearing.
Oh, and in case you are wondering what kind of defects the Kit Kat checker is looking for, it's stuff like this: