Mix one dyslexic designer (our founder & head
mechanic, Sam) with the word ‘likeable’ and the
result ended in ‘lickable’. From a simple spelling
mistake came a big idea- why not create
customised candy in the form of people’s faces?
Sam wins a D&AD New Blood Award for the idea
Founding team go to work in the lab developing recipes and technology, creating their first Lolpop: Sam's head is made in chocolate in under five minutes with a CNC mill
Team designs chocolate Candy Cards using Candy Mechanics personalisation technology - products with mass appeal, perfect for gifting
Candy Mechanics arrive online - building a website that enables users to create their products online in mere minutes
Events service goes live; requests pour in as we begin to offer our live carving service at events around the world
Covent Garden pop-up sees queues out the door
Candy Mechanics make a splash with pop-ups in Cardiff and Leeds
Godiva x Candy Mechanics colab launches
Successful seedrs campaign.
Live in Topshop
Live in Selfridges
Find our pop ups and collaborations happening all over the UK.
We are looking to bring our products and technology to a world wide audience through partnering with big brands. Talk to Sam about a collaboration!