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You might not like sweet, but you'll love these! These delightful candies are handmade from flour, sugar and flavors from Silk Road Read more

Brooklyn, NY Food
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You might not like sweet, but you'll love these! These delightful candies are handmade from flour, sugar and flavors from Silk Road

Brooklyn, NY Food
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 Our Story

Handmade traditional art of candy making carried thousand of years around SIlk Road! In Turkey called Pişmaniye, Persian name it Pashmak and in China is called Dragon Beard Candy Our natural flavors bring it back to the present, better and healthier than ever! With many flavors to choose from, your choice of cotton candy has never been greater. Enjoy the magic again. The taste is tremendous, and, it’s all organic! From Berries to Chocolate, Mint to Saffron and a host of delicious flavors in between, more importantly by comparison, Dragon Beard Cotton Candy has less 80% Sugar compare to Candy Floss.

 Our Goal 

Make it available around United States in wide range of natural and organic flavors with shelf life of 1 year with the possibilities for formulating our unique version of cotton candy. Adding flavors include Vanilla, Cocoa, Banana, Orange, Caramel, Coffee, Lemon, Lime, Peppermint, Strawberry… the list goes on. Mixing and matching your flavors is always fun too! And, if you’re looking for a particular flavor not yet on our menu, call or email us with your suggestion and we’ll do our best to add it to our Organic Cotton Candy library. Here at Cup Candy, we believe food and beverages should be healthy, tasty – and fun! 

Fact & Figures

Dragon Beard Cotton Candy has been described as an old-fashioned candy characterized by a "rich, sweet flavor" with a threaded, cotton texture. Its appearance resembles that of a cotton threads. It has a sugar content of (19%), and 2% fat content. By comparison, Dragon Beard Cotton Candy has less 80% Sugar compare to Candy Floss with a very high sugar content (94%). Dragon's beard candy has a very long shelf life compare to floss.

Our Vision

Be unique: “Don’t be afraid to be different. When you make someone laugh at a new idea, you're guiding their whole being... Dragon Beard Cotton Candy is a completely new taste and the first of its kind in the USA. Also, think about whether our product can ever-changing the cotton candy trends with it's kind with 80% lesser sugar.. I would think about what sets us apart from the competition. Packaging? Quality? Company Culture? Be sure to listen to our customers, have patience, and keep outworking our competition. Quality and customer service always shine through!”


Traditionally, Dragon Beard Candy is made from flour and sugar. For preparation of by repeatedly pulling, twisting, stretching, and folding the dough over on itself, doubling the number of strands created after each repetition, sweet in fine strands made by blending flour roasted in butter into pulled sugar. It is sometimes garnished with ground pistachio nuts. Although the texture is similar to cotton candy, both method and ingredients are different.

Risks and challenges

In today's world of global markets and stiff competition and consumer demand nationwide, it becomes imperative for us to explore ways to prepared our productivity in terms of maintaining, packaging materials, implementing flexible and standardized technology, and adopting proven management principles, we look into the state-of-the-art in the food processing and packaging industry in the light of recent advancements in the fields of (i) smart packaging and materials and technology, (ii) automation and control technology, standards, and their application scenarios, and finally (iii) production management principles and their improvements for the food industry. From the survey of literature, we have focused on individual aspects of the processing, packaging, and manufacturing, there is need for a more holistic approach to invest while understanding the scope of the entire operations, supply and a fleet of ice cream trucks stationed on every each states.

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