These grapes taste like cotton candy. Seriously.

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 12:52:21 AM. Grapes that taste like cotton candy have kids craving their sweet, sweet flavor
Grapes that taste like cotton candy or gum drops? You bet!  We got a tip about a new grape in town called Cotton Candy. It turns out they actually hit Detroit markets about three seasons ago, but for very limited times and quantities. And so, what do they taste like? Drum roll, please…. Yep, cotton candy. And almost to a T. Like the sticky spun sugary treat you get at carnivals. Free Press staffers eyes widened as they bit into these green grapes. While a bit skeptical, they were pleasantly surprised by their sweet flavor, just like cotton candy. So, here’s the scoop. The grapes are grown at the Grapery in California and available in other candy flavors like Moon Drops (dark purple grapes) and Gum Drops (a red grape).  On their web site, https://grapery.biz/, the Grapery says they achieved the flavor through natural breeding practices, experimenting and cross-pollination. And no, the they “didn’t apply any “cotton candy flavoring” or plant any sort of flavoring materials into the soil to attain the cotton candy flavor. It was the result of a lot of hard work, innovation and, okay, a bit of good luck.” Dominic Russo, buying and selling director for Rocky Produce, Detroit, a local distributor of the grapes says this is the third season for the grapes. “It’s really bizarre, but they are phenomenal,” he says. “Demands exceeds supply big time.” Also read:  Your guide to southeast Michigan apple orchards, cider mills They are not around for long, only about a month this time of...Read more
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