WTF Fun Fact – Cotton Candy Names

Cotton candy is called “candy floss” in the UK and India, “fairy floss” in Australia and Finland, “papa’s beard” in France, and “Grandma’s hair” in Greece. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://culinarylore.com/specialty-foods:cotton-candy-around-the-world/

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  1. In Finland cotton candy is commonly known as “hattara” wich roughly translated means Fluffy. I have never heard the word papas beard used for cotton candy.

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  2. It is called “Suikerspin” which literally translates to “Sugar Spider” in the Netherlands (I guess it’s referring to the web of a spider)

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