Taste Of States – This Week – Skittles Cotton Candy

Welcome To Taste of States a place where we celebrate the weird and wonderful food of the United States of America. This can be everything from the snacks that are available for a limited time to the foods that are classic traditions at events such as Christmas and Thanksgiving! Each week we will explore the facts and the history surrounding a different food.


Today we are going into the world of candy where we are going to look at a flavour by the company Skittles. In the United Kingdom they tend to not release many new flavours when it comes to this brand of sweet but in America there are lots of different flavours to discuss. So today we are going to look at one of those newer versions.

In July of 2022, it was announced that the Mars company were releasing a cotton candy flavour of the sweets Skittles, the product was a collaboration with the company TONs and it was to help ‘further cement their global leadership in the growing cotton candy category’ (

The Skittles are apparently a fruity strawberry and cherry flavour that is also bold at the same time and are available in grocery shops and supermarkets. There is no news as to whether this flavour is around for a limited time or permanently.

There are a lot of mixed reviews online as to whether they tasted nice and a lot of people have commented on the fact that they taste like medicine.

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