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Fiery Hot Holiday Candies

These Spicy Candy Canes Were Inspired by Sriracha Hot Sauce

— November 6, 2013 — Lifestyle
This holiday season, you can add a little heat to your snack time with these spicy candy canes. It seems every year, someone invents a new candy cane flavor. There's been bacon flavor, Sweet Tarts, Gobstopper, chocolate mint, Lifesavers and now there's a hot and spicy Sriracha-flavored kind.

Despite the hot flavor, the canes look just like regular ones. If you don't mind getting a lump of coal this Christmas, then go ahead and prank your friends and revel in their reactions. The traditional peppermint candies are delicious, but they are a thing of the past. Now it's all about the new unique flavors and getting to indulge your curious taste buds.

These spicy candy canes will make this holiday season very interesting. Many people love the Sriracha flavor, so maybe it would actually taste good.
Trend Themes
1. Spicy Candy Canes - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating unique and adventurous candy cane flavors to cater to the curious taste buds of consumers.
2. Hot and Spicy Flavors - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Developing new and bold spicy flavors in various food and beverage products to meet the growing demand for heat and adventurous taste experiences.
3. Flavorful Holiday Snacks - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Offering a range of unconventional and seasonal snacks that add excitement and novelty to traditional holiday treats.
Industry Implications
1. Confectionery - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introducing unconventional and spicy flavors in the confectionery industry to attract a wider consumer base seeking unique taste experiences.
2. Food and Beverage - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Incorporating spicy and adventurous flavors into a variety of food and beverage products to cater to consumers seeking bold taste sensations.
3. Seasonal Gifts and Novelties - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating unique and unexpected flavors for holiday-themed gifts and novelties, offering consumers something different and exciting during festive seasons.
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