|Cotton candy flower|
(Scroll down for video) One man has taken cotton candy to a whole new level.
The man showed off beautiful colorful flowers that were made out of cotton candy.
The entrepreneur in China, came up with a way to sell a lot more cotton candy, by getting his customers excited through turning the cotton candy into a flower.
Every child and many adults love the big fluffy cotton candy. Many people associate cotton candy with theme parks, circuses, carnivals or local fairs since that is where cotton candy are most sold.
The existence of cotton candy was first recorded in the 16th century. At that time, cotton candy was expensive and was not generally available to the average person.
Machine made cotton candy was invented in 1897, by William Morrison and John C. Wharton, and first introduced to a wider audience in the 1904 World's Fair.
It was originally called "Fairy Floss." It had great success, selling 68,655 boxes for the sky high price of 25 cents, which was half the cost of the admission to the fair, equivalent to $6 today.
Later, Joseph Lascaux of New Orleans, Louisiana, invented a similar cotton candy machine in 1921. Lascaux got a patent on the machine and named the treat cotton candy.
In the 1970s, the cotton candy machine was created, which made the product and packaged it. This made it easier to produce and sell at carnivals, fairs and shops.