Instant cotton candy
Instant cotton candy

In less than a minute, this fully automatic, human-free cotton candy maker from VendEver spins and fluffs a pink vanilla, non-sticky cotton candy concoction.

With the VendEver Cotton Candy Factory machine, cotton candy lovers can still watch warm sugar crystals magically transform into a super sweet treat.

Rick Leffke, CEO of VendEver, said 350 cotton candy machines are already in use nationwide, in movie theaters, bowling alleys and on college campuses.

"We're working on the next iteration of this machine that will dispense multiple flavors like sour apple and bubblegum," he said.

Last updated September 27 2011: 9:27 AM ET
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