July 31 – National Cotton Candy Day

National Cotton Candy Day

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Food Facts on Cotton Candy

  • Cotton candy contains less sugar than soda.
  • Cotton candy has only one ingredient: sugar, which is fluffed up with a lot of air.
  • Cotton candy was co-invented by a dentist (Dr. William Morrison).
  • Cotton candy machines use centrifugal force to spin and melt sugar through small holes.
  • Cotton candy was introduced in the 1904 World’s Fair. It sold for 25₵ per box (today’s equivalent of $6).