Nothing hits the right spot as much as our favorite candies. For those of you with a sweet tooth, whenever you eat them, you might feel like a little kid who just walked into a candy store looking at all the options and smiling. Because life is beautiful at that moment. Feels good to think about it, right? Are you all drooling yet?
Craving for candy?
Alright then, let’s dive in. How many of you watched the Willy Wonka movie and wished that you could live in the chocolate factory? That you wanted to win that golden ticket free candies for the rest of your lives? How amazing is that on a sad and gloomy day? One thing that could make your day better is candy.
Going to a candy store, buying your favorite candy, sitting down, unwrapping it, taking a bite of it that feels good to even think about it. Grab your favorite candy to eat while you read this article so that you can truly appreciate how great it is. Because this list is gonna get weird. Before we look at the weirdest candies in the world, let’s take a look at the brief history of sweets. Various sources say that candy originated in different countries.
Some say it was in ancient India. Others argue it was in the Egyptian civilization. Wherever it was, it was made out of sugar. Fun fact. Candy is also called sugar confectionery.
Sugar is the principal ingredient in all candies, including gums, chocolate, and sugar candy. Nowadays, even fruits and vegetables are being glazed and coated with a candying process. Interestingly, before sugar was readily available in the market, candy was made using honey. The Industrial revolution made the invention of a candy press possible for largescale manufacturing of candies of multiple sizes and shapes. The innovations in technology made it easier for the candy business to be easier and more efficient.
Have you ever wondered why candies are preserved in wax papers or boxes? It’s primarily to protect and maintain the aroma and flavor of the sweets and apparent reasons for shipping and dispensation. It also gives a layer of protection against air, dust, moisture and germs. Let’s go through a quick exercise. When I say the word candy, what is the first thing that comes to your mind?
Did your list include words like sweet, happy, pleasant, sugary? That’s great. But in that list, would you ever include weird? Have you ever heard about weird candy? We have listed down not just one candy, but the top ten candies that are the most bizarre in the world.
Not only odd, when you think about it, it might also feel gross. Are you ready to know the details. Okay, let’s go through them. Starting from;
Number Ten Sour Flush Candy Toilets
When you imagine a candy, what image comes to mind? Whatever you thought about, undoubtedly a toilet shaped candy would not have popped up in your mind.
It looks literally like a toilet with a flush and toilet lid. It also comes with a plunger and a sour powder dip. Each plastic toilet is wrapped up individually. The flavors in which this candy comes are grape, blue, raspberry and watermelon. When you eat the candy and swirl the plungers in your mouth, sweet relief is definitely on your way.
Number Nine Lobster Candy candies are yummy
Lobsters are yummy. When you think about combining both of these things, what do you think the resulting taste would be? When you’re eating lobster, you get a little impatient with the shells, right? But this candy here has all the flavor but no shells at all.
When you eat this candy, you’ll feel like you’re sitting in a fancy restaurant eating the best lobster available in town. It comes in colorful Orange with white stripes, and each candy is individually wrapped. What better way would there be to send your guests home with a goodie bag full of lobster candies?
Number eight Pickle Candy Canes Imagine this
It’s a beautiful Christmas Eve and you’re sitting around a fireplace watching some Christmas movies.
And then a Santa pickle goes around the world to deliver pickled candy Canes to good old boys and girls of the world. Well, in the spirit of Santa Pickles generosity, there exists Adele pickle flavored candies. It comes in beautiful Christmas Greens spiraled with white color.
It is fancy and the description of it sounds great, doesn’t it? Do try this and let us know in the comments below about your experience.
Number Seven Salsaguetti this candy is made in Mexico
It is one of the best examples for the whole being utterly different from the sum of its parts. This is a heap of spicy Mexican candy straws that look like spaghetti in salsa or sauce. They usually come in watermelon flavor and are covered mildly with fine chili Tamarin powder and dusted with sugar crystals. Those who have tried to say that it might look like a gooey caramel, but the consistency is more like packaged Turkey gravy.
Kids around Mexico appreciate this flavor punch. It’s a popular treated birthday parties, celebrations and school events. This may not be conventional, but indeed you can find a way to incorporate this candy into your meal one day.
Number Six Percy Pig
this is a British brand for gummies that are shaped like pigs. They come in raspberry, strawberry, cherry and grape flavors.
These are regular candies, but in the shape of pigs. You might wonder why this is under the list of weird candies if it is just a traditional candy in the shape of a pig, right? Well, you might want to know that initially Percy pigs contained real pigs in the form of pork gelatin.
There are different variations of products such as Percy Pigwitz, which are cute miniature versions of the original candies. Besides candies, the Percy Pigs Company also manufactures fruit juices, fizzy drinks, chocolates biscuits, cakes, muffins ice cream, dessert sauces and mince pies.
This is just a trailer of the several other products that they make at Percy Pigs. They also produce several seasonal variations such as Percy Pig gets Spooked for Halloween, Marry Percy Miss for Christmas, and Percy meets the Easter Bunny for Easter.
Number Five Chocolatecovered Crickets
yes, you heard it right. This candy has oven roasted crickets that are covered in dark chocolate. Each cricket measures up to 3 CM in length and there would be a total of six crickets candies per package.
The crickets used in this candy are fed on a glutenfree diet. The ingredients are crickets, sugar, chocolate, vegetable fat, cocoa powder, emulsifier and vanilla. Do you want to know the reviews from people who tried this? They say it tastes great. Crickets give a nutty and bacon flavor covered in yummy chocolate.
Number Four Milk Chocolate Bar with cheese and Onion Crisps this mix is quite unusual
This candy bar has bits and pieces of cheese and onion crisps inside the chocolate. The candy comes in a two by five grid of sections. Some of the chocolate pieces also have bits of potato chips in them. People who try this unusual mix commented that the ingredients work well together.
It smells like chocolate, but gives a hint of cheese and onion. A company that manufactures all this is called Tato and produces potato chips and they managed to set out taste buds to Tingle with this unique venture. Fun fact. The company decided to make this because customers requested to create a product like this. The company said it’s a bit of fun.
You either love it or hate it, but our consumers ask for it and we said, why not?
Number three, Musk Stakes
This is a popular confection made in Australia and New Zealand. There are many various supplies for this candy. It is a semisoft stock made of fondant in which the flavor and aroma are reminiscent of Musk perfume.
It is also called Musk sweets or Musk Lolis. They usually come in pink color. They originated in the 1900s and are still very popular. The opinions about this candy are strongly polarized. Some feel disgusted, while others say it is a true delight.
They are available in supermarkets under the Dollar Sweets brand and Lime Mints brand. Although this candy sounds weird and gross to us, survey reports indicate the sales of at least 24 million Musk sticks per year. For something that is regarded as strange, it truly has a wide fan base. If you’re adventurous and want to try new things, try this and let us know about your experience in the comment section below.
Number two Wasabi KitKat
It is sold exclusively in Japan. Shizuka. These kit Kats are made using the wasabi of tamarova huntin that is an actual historical delight. The package includes twelve minibars. Some say it’s a perfect gift to give your family and friends.
If you love regular Kit Kats and was Sobb, this combo is ideal for you even though it sounds weird and gross.
Number one insect candy
Every store that sells candy might have to sit down and listen to this weird candy selling store. They go beyond sugar and caramel Larry Peter Mint is a man who knows how to promote what most people think find revolting. He makes candies that are dipped in real cockroaches or worms.
Some of us who aren’t familiar with insect eating might find this weird, but this is part of a stable food source in various countries.