National Cotton Candy Day
Facts on Cotton Candy
- Cotton candy is a form of spun sugar.
- Cotton candy was first recorded in Europe in the 18th century.
- Machine-spun cotton candy was invented in 1897.
- Cotton candy was introduced to a wide audience at the 1904 World’s Fair as “Fairy Floss” with great success, selling 68,655 boxes at 25¢ per box.
- The first Cotton candy machine was invented in the 1970s.