From gummy worms that look like real worms, to bottle caps that taste like soda, get ready to expand your candy horizons and discover some truly unique and wacky treats. Here’s our list of weird candy from around the world with 36 different, strange and some even gross types of candy. Enjoy :)!
While the taste might not be a wow factor, the shape is definitely weird or unexpected.
Starting with a classic, these hard candies are so big, they’re almost like tiny planets. Already a cult classic, this mouth-full candy can be found in a more manageable form, so look for the less hard ones if you haven’t tried them yet.
Sour Patch Kids
Small, humanoid-shaped candies that are sour, then sweet. And then sour, and then sweet. And on and on, because you never have just one.
Quite a show stopper, Box of Gummy Boogers fit in the sour candy category. If you go past its unpleasant name and shape/color you might enjoy these.
I know, these are mild since we’re all used to seeing them all around the supermarkets. They’re long and squishy, just like real worms!
These lollipops are shaped like armpits, complete with hair and sweat stains. Because we all love extra realness when it comes to our candy #sarcasm
Hard to tell these aren’t real stones but yes, beneath that stone-like color and texture lies delicious chocolate.
We would like to have assisted at that meeting. How are life savers even on a list with possible candy shapes?!
Eyeball and everything eye-related shapes
Being it for Halloween purposes or just for the fun of it, the classic eyeball never disappoints. It’s fun, it’s gross, it’s weird. And if it has a slimy texture as well you’re in for quite the experience.
Small, disc-shaped candies that look like the caps on soda bottles. 5% weird, 95% unexpected.
Penis and other privates candy
And the obvious ones, the candied private parts. Being it breasts, ovaries or penis, the chuckle is guaranteed.
Yummy fried eggs
Sunny-side-up fried eggs, complete with a yellow yolk and a white marshmallow base.
These candies are shaped like dentures, complete with a pink gum base and white teeth.
This candy is designed to look like sushi, with gummy rice, fruit roll-up seaweed, and candy fish.
Burgers, extra spiciness and even beer, these are just some of the peculiar and downright weird tasting candy some manufacturers decided to bet on.
Chocolate covered crickets
A feast that only a handful of people will indulge. Just imagine: toasted grasshoppers dipped in savory chocolate. Yum or huge pass?
Chocolate covered bacon
Another hit from the chocolate section, this bacon chocolate duo is rarely a crowd favorite but it has its fans.
The candy that tastes like fresh-cut grass, which may sound strange, but some people love it.
Japanese KitKat Flavors
Japan is known for its wild KitKat flavors, such as wasabi, matcha green tea, and even sake. Because, let’s face it, it’s impossible to think of weird candy and not mention Japan.
Harry Potter Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans
If you’re a Harry Potter enthusiast these candies are worth checking out. They come in a variety of flavors, some good and some bad, a perfect choice for any party!
The candy with the same spicy and savory taste as a good curry. Indian food lovers might get a kick out of these small, hard candies that have a spicy, curry flavor.
Ever tried this fruit? It’s known for its strong and pungent smell. This candy captures that same aroma in a small bite-sized candy. It’s not for everyone, that’s a fact.
Candy that has the same rich and malty taste as a pint of Guinness?! YES! And of course, don’t eat chocolate and drive #SafetyFirst
If you’re an adventurous eater you might get a kick out of these.
Hot dog gum
Taste: hot dog-inspired. Shape: hot dog bun inspired. No guesswork here.
BeanBoozled Jelly Beans
It looks like regular jelly beans, but they are anything but normal. Each color has two flavors, one tasty and one terrible, such as toothpaste or rotten egg. This is the poster boy for lottery candy.
Bacon Candy Canes
Bacon-lovers, rejoice! Classic candy cane shape infused with bacon flavor for an extra gross effect. It’s perfect for those who love the taste of bacon in everything.
Blue Cheese Candy
The same pungent and savory taste as blue cheese so if you tend to add this cheese to your cart, the candy alternative might be right up your alley.
Buttered Popcorn Jelly Beans
With the same buttery and salty taste as a bag of popcorn, you might call them a fun twist on a classic movie snack.
This candy has the same fresh and crisp taste as a cucumber. Can you say you had a salad if you devour a bag full of these?
Pickle-flavored candy canes
Next up, the pickled version. They’re made with real dill pickle flavoring and taste just like pickles, but in candy form.
If you add ketchup on everything and we really mean on everything, this candy is for you! These small, red candies taste just like ketchup, with a sweet, tomato-y flavor that’s surprisingly addictive.
Gummy fried chicken
Fried chicken drumsticks that taste just like fried chicken drumsticks.
Cylindrical candies that are hot and spicy, just like the Mexican dish they’re named after. This candy has a spicy cinnamon flavor that’s not for everyone. Some love the heat, while others can’t handle it. A classic choice that seems to stand the test of time.
Do you love gravy so much that you wish you could eat it in candy form? Well, now you can! These small, brown candies taste like real gravy, with a salty, meaty flavor.
These candies taste like a real life cheeseburger, with a sweet, burger-flavored outer shell and an ooey gooey, cheese-flavored filling.
Bacon-flavored jelly beans
For all the bacon lovers out there we have these jelly beans that taste like real bacon. Go for that salty, smoky flavor that is sure to leave an impression.
Another contestant from the spice category, these bad boys are spicy and sweet altogether, just like the real deal.
We’ve explored some truly wacky, unique and weird candy from around the world. Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, sour, or spicy, there’s candy out there for everyone. So the next time you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, why not try something a little out of the ordinary? You might just discover your new favorite candy!
Hey don’t forget to check out some other of our awesome posts like the 9 weirdest berries out there or 13 of the weirdest buildings that will blow your mind!
What is the weirdest candy in the world?
There’s a few that could win that title: Sour Flush Candy Plunger with Sour Powder Dip, Garbage Candy or what about The Toe Of Satan?
What is the most delicious candy in the world?
Well, each of us is different so this is very subjective but here are a few that you might really love:
Kinder Schoko Bons
Share your own favorites in the comments.
What is the least liked candy?
Sorry if any of these are you favorites. Most people seem to hate these:
Wax Cola Bottles
What are Millionaires Candy?
If you’re from the South then you know what these are and how delicious they taste. With caramel, pecan or chocolate, these are favorites to many people and can be found in grocery stores (mostly in the South).
What is the oldest known candy?
The first candy (that we know of) was probably made from nuts, fruits and honey by the Egyptians around 2000BC.
What candy lasts longest?
Jolly Ranchers would be our bet (or lollipops).
What is money candy?
If you’re looking for money that is sweet tasting then go for the Smarties Candy Money that are dollars and cents, tasty treats you’ll love.
What candies are no longer made?
We miss them too:
Seven Up Bar
Life Savers Holes
Rest in peace, delicious treats.
What is the best candy in the world according to data?
Check out this article to find out.