Ketchup Robot Will Make Its Western New York Debut At Erie County Fair
Meet Molly, the ketchup robot.
She'll be part of this year's Erie County Fair, serving up everyone's favorite French Fry topping at Jim's Fries.
She's the brainchild of a Hamburg company, according to the Buffalo News, she was "created at Hamburg's Staub Precision Machine by a team that includes brothers Tony and James Staub."
She'll be serving up ketchup with some creative style -- she's meant to be part of a carnival atmosphere. The Buffalo News describes it, "As carnival music plays from a speaker hidden beneath a red-and-yellow canopy that will fit right in on the midway, Molly's robot arm picks up a small plastic cup and places it down on one of three carnival-themed holders — a test-your-strength hammer game, ferris wheel or merry-go-round."
Then the robot dispenses the ketchup, and it slides down a ramp to the waiting recipient.