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austinmurphy871

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skittles

Skittles were devised by a gentleman who was named, by no coincidence, Mr. Skittle. Mr. Skittle eventually researched at the rainy sky of England, and saw a rainbow arching over his house. His curiosity led him to consider what a rainbow would taste like. This is when Skittles catch phrase comes from: "taste the rainbow." Mr. Skittle began to test out a myriad of different flavored candies to be able to taste the rainbow. Finally he selected one formula which may function as the Skittle everyone knows and love today. 5 original flavors are intended by Mr. Skittle himself. These flavors were grape, lemon, lime, orange and strawberry. Right after, Skittle started to mass produce these candies all over the world. In 1974, full production of skittles began by and English candy company. The trademark letter "s" was inscribed on every skittles candy from first day, nevertheless it was originally a blackish, deep violet color. This could later change to the white color skittles have today in 1988.

As interest in skittles grew, these candies began to be shipped internationally, coming to the United States in 1979 being an import candy. The recognition of the skittle grew so fast in the United States that almost 30 years ago, the Skittle company was gone to live in america permanently, and also the European production of skittles was gone to live in the Czech Republic, to make by a portion of the Mars candy company.