Skittles are a type of sugar candy printed with the letter "S". They were created in 1974 by a company in England.
Background[change | change source]
Skittles came to America in 1979. They were originally from Britain, who first made skittles in 1974. The skittle's slogan "taste the rainbow" came from New York by a company called D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles on around 1994.
Description[change | change source]
Skittles is a type of chewy fruit flavored candy. They have a hard outside with a chewy inside and an "s" on one side. Skittles come in many flavors. The original flavors were lime, lemon, grape, orange and cherry.
Timeline[change | change source]
1974- Skittles are first made by company in Britain
1979- Skittles came to America
1989- New flavors: Tropical skittles and Wild Berry Skittles
2000- New flavor: sour skittles
2004- Skittles launches its first bubble gum
2005- New flavor: Skittles smoothie mix
2006- Skittles launches X-treme fruit skittles gum (first limited edition variety)
2009- New flavor:Skittles crazy cores
2010-New flavor: Skittles Fizzl'd Fruits™
2012- New flavor: Riddles
2013- New flavor: Dark side skittles
2014- New flavor: Skittles desserts
2015- New flavor: Orchards