Fruit Breeder Invents Cotton Candy Flavored Grapes

Designer fruit may be the next breakthrough in guilt-free desserts.
3:00 | 08/03/13

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First, they put a man on the moon. Then, they invented cell phones. Now, this morning another major breakthrough for mankind. A fruit breeder in california has invented grapes that taste like allegedly cotton candy. We sent abc's david wright to check it out. Reporter: They may look like good, old fashioned california grapes. But these ripe green morsels are different from anything you tasted before. This is designer fruit. A new variety called cotton candy grapes. Here goes. Wow. I can picture the midway. Grapes, taste like those cotton wands of pink spun sugar. Sold at every boardwalk and state fair across the country. They're a higher sugar content. Reporter: Is idea that if you make a grape that tastes like cotton candy, kids will eat it? That's what we're hoping. These instead of chocolate bars and cookies and things. Reporter: Instead of cotton candy. Yes. Reporter: The grapery vineyard is hoping to become the willy wonka of grapes. All sorts of flavors. Candy flavors. Skittles. Mango. Reporter: Before you worry the new varieties are not genetically modified. They're bred the old-fashioned way, through hand pollination. It's taken more than a dozen years to bring cotton candy grapes to the market. We're giving the consumer something that is a cut above. It's the filet mignon of grapes, if you will. Reporter: Is there a filet mignon flavored grape? Candy grapes are due to hit shelves next week. What about a cotton candy wine? We're testing. Reporter: That idea is still in development. For "good morning america," david wright, abc news, bakersfield. Soon to be marketed by

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