Kale Candy Canes Exist

As the temperatures outside continue to cool off, it’s time to get into the mindset of the holiday season. The winter months bring changing leaf colors, sweater weather, pumpkin spice, apple cider, chili, snow, hot chocolate, decorating and so much more.

It’s also never too early to get really into the holiday spirit and start decorating for Christmas. At least, this is the thinking of marketing companies, who are already pushing holiday-inspired candies onto store shelves and promoting them heavily across the Internet.

These holiday candies are also not without their own controversies. The ever-popular candy cane is a smash hit with both Christmas tree decorators and sugar enthusiasts alike,  and this year there are even more flavors to choose from. There’s the traditional peppermint, spearmint, cinnamon, chocolate and fruity candy canes, and there are more obscure ones like licorice and even pickle.


However, the new shocking flavor of candy cane for 2019 is actually kale. Yes, you read that correctly, there are now kale flavored candy canes, which is the perfect gift for the kale or green juice loving friends and family you have. These candy canes are a white and both a dark  and light green stripe, so they are easily recognizable from spearmint and other green candy cane flavors.

The new kale flavor is being manufactured by Archie McPhee, so they also available online. The candy canes also come in a light green packaging with the flavor well advertised on the front of the box. There are six candy canes in each box, which has a retail price of six dollars.

According to the product description, “No more pesky holiday flavors to worry about, just the bitter grassiness of your favorite vegetable, talk about a superfood, kale is not only very nutritious but also incredibly delicious.”