US-based Beneo, along with Bulgarian candy company Alpi, has introduced Deo Perfume Candy, a candy that will having anyone who eats it smelling like roses for up to six hours “due to its rose-based geraniol ingredient.” You can learn more about how it works at the Deo Perfume Candy FAQ page. It is available to purchase online and a sugar-free variety is available too. The company points out that it is not a substitute for deodorant.
…The fragrant packets of Deo Perfume Candy bring you the sweet taste of the roses as a delicious treat of your senses. They take the pleasure of enjoying a delicious candy to a whole new level. Science and nature have come together to make a functional food that leaves your skin with a beautiful rose fragrance. The innovative technology behind Deo Perfume Candy is based on research by Japanese scientists. Their studies showed that when ingested, rose oil exudes aromatic compounds, such as geraniol, through the skin. When evaporating through the skin, geraniol aromatizes it with a beautiful rose fragrance.
image via Alpi
via The Guardian and Oddity Central