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Sweet! 'Lolly Lover' Kid Wins Dream Job as Candy Taster

How sweet it is
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 15, 2009 2:24 AM CDT

(Newser) – A lollipop-obsessed boy has won a dream job right out of a Willy Wonka fantasy: he's going to become a British candy company's taster for a year, reports the Telegraph. "I'm sure the next year is going to be a real adventure," said 12-year-old Harry Willsher, who'll be chomping on Love Hearts and Drumstick Lollies churned out by the Swizzels Matlow company. Harry beat out thousands of rivals with a saccharine essay on company sweets.
(Read more candy stories.)

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