Here are today’s five thing to know about Cotton Candy:

  1. First record of cotton candy was found in Europe in the 18th century, when spun sugar was luxury.
  2. William Morrison and John Wharton invented machine-spun cotton candy in 1897 and then introduce to the world as “Fairy Floss” at the 1904 Wold’s Fair.
  3. Tootsie Roll of Canada Ltd. is the world’s largest cotton-candy manufacturer.
  4. In many countries cotton candy is a holiday food because the white fluffy candy resembles snow and even ‘santa’s beard.
  5. Cotton candy is almost 100 percent super with dashes of flavoring and food coloring.


Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 1863 Richard Warren Sears was born.  He developed his mail-order jewelry business (1886) into the Sears Roebuck & Company. By 1894 the Sears catalog was 507 pages.
  • 1904 Clarence Nash was born. The original voice of Donald Duck.
  • 1909 Leo Hendrik Baekeland was issued a patent for ‘Bakelite,’ the first plastic that did not soften when heated. Those black plastic knobs on stoves, and distributor caps for car engines are examples.
  • 1926 The Electrolux Servel Corp. received the first U.S. patent for a household refrigerator cooled by a sealed gas refrigerant.
  • 2006 The Hard Rock Cafes and Casinos were purchased by Florida’s Seminole American Indian Tribe.