Free UK delivery on orders over £30!

Read This

Elon Musk’s Candy Company

  • By Max Maharajh
  • 8th May 2018

Elon Musk, the eccentric billionaire, has announced that he wants to start a candy company. Max has spent the whole bank holiday thinking about it.

When a man who recently put his own car (which had a model of his own car in it) into space tweets about launching his own candy company, the business world gets very excited. Everyone’s been talking about what this means as a business, and what this means for Elon Musk, but no one’s talking about the important stuff:

What type of candy?

It’s been about around 48 hours since Musk’s announced this possible candy business, and all I’ve done is think about what they might taste like. I’ve split Musk’s confectionery into 3 different areas.

1) Space Sweets

We’ve seen space inspired sweets before, from Milky Way through to Starbursts, there’s so much in the world of ‘cosmic’ sweets. Personally, I don’t think it’s Elon’s way to just re-purpose something else. What if the car that he’s put in space is actually on a mission to retrieve some kind of alien space candy that’s made with intergalactic sugar…



2) Travel Sweets

For a man who’s keen on a bit of long-distance travel, perhaps Elon Musk will develop a type of travel sweet? Personally speaking, our sweets go pretty well in suitcases, handbags, backpacks, pockets, perhaps even on spaceships. Elon, if you’re reading this, why don’t you give us a shout and let’s chat about partnering up for a new flavour? We’ve been thinking about a tangy new flavour that would taste great in a Tesla.


3) Cryptocandy

We’ve seen the tweet, now what does it mean? Would a cryptocandy be a physical thing? Perhaps it’s like a chocolate bar that someone at work tells you they’ve invested in, and it’s going to make them millions? Perhaps it’s the kind of candy you have to keep hold of, and not accidentally eat, to make any money out of it. Where’s the fun in that?

We may not have put a bag of Candy Kittens into space (yet), but we know how to make great gourmet sweets. If you’re ever interested in chatting, Elon, give us a call?

If you’re interested in a career in confectionery, find out more about careers with Candy Kittens on our Jobs page! 

Candy News

Read This

Say Hey To: Pippa’s Last Day

Where has 8 weeks gone?! I swear Summer goes at triple the speed of every other season... But lucky for me I got to spend it as Social Intern for the coolest sweet company going and I absolutely loved it! Here are a few of my highlights to end my time here...

Read This

Say Hey To: Jess’ Last Day

Today is my final day at Candy Kittens! I have had the most amazing summer doing 3 months of field sales all around London. These are just a few of my highlights….

Game ChangersRead This

Say Hey To: Jess Breach

Every month we are showcasing some of the most inspiring women on the scene, no matter what they do- and this month is no exception! Meet Jess- England rugby player and this month's Game Changer!






Your Cart