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Eat your words with candy pens

The pens consist of twenty-two pieces of chewy candy pieces in a range of flavours like watermelon, kiwi and banana.
The pens consist of twenty-two pieces of chewy candy pieces in a range of flavours like watermelon, kiwi and banana. Lost at E Minor

FIND yourself hankering for a little snack during the midday paperwork?

Wishing you just had a little something to tide you over until dinner?

How about a pen?

While you’ve probably already considered gnawing on your writing utensil, or perhaps you already possess an array of half-masticated pens (guilty!), what would you say to a fully functioning pen made out of candy?

Heck yes!

And you can thank Dave Hakkens, a design student from the Netherlands for envisioning such a brilliant product.

While lamenting the unclean state of his own writing apparatus, Hakkens set out to design a pen worth chewing on.

His pens consist of twenty-two pieces of chewy candy pieces in a range of flavours like watermelon, kiwi and banana.

The candy doesn’t stick or melt in your hands (think of it as a stack of those rocket candies popular at Halloween) and the ink itself is even edible.

My only problem?

Eating the whole thing before I’ve finished my sentence.

For more from the frontline of pop culture check out Lost at E Minor.


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