Visitors to Graeter's would spy numerous somewhat peculiar-looking stainless-steel stations, distributed across four and a half rows, housing stainless-steel buckets. These station-and-bucket combinations are vat freezers, or modernized French Pots, and they are the main reason the plant employs so many people. Graeter's has relied on the labor-intensive French Pot process since the company's founding almost 150 years ago.
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