Try freeze-dried Skittles, peach rings at this Iowa business
A local business is turning beloved household candies on their heads.
Driving the news: Rebel Farms in Mitchellville is selling freeze-dried candy, such as Skittles, peach rings and taffy.
- Freeze-drying the sweet snacks transforms their shape and texture, while also concentrating their flavor. The result is a crispy, sweet candy.
Flashback: Amber Turner first got into freeze-drying dog food, fruits and veggies for her own family — and then grew into selling them.
- One day, a woman asked for freeze-dried Skittles. Turner said no at first, but finally gave in after multiple requests.
- The Skittles were posted on Facebook and overnight, Turner had 400 orders.
The latest: Rebel Farms recently expanded into a two-story warehouse and says their customer base is rapidly growing, especially as freeze-dried candy trends on TikTok.
💬 Linh's thought bubble: They're whimsical, extra sweet and fun to share with friends!
Where to find it: Open 2-6pm, Monday -Friday at 123 Center Ave N., Mitchellville. Closed Tuesday and weekends. Online orders and delivery are also available.
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