Purple symbolises power, nobility, luxury, and ambition. It conveys wealth and extravagance. Light or dusky purple is also the colour of the semi-precious stone amethyst, thought to entice the highest, purest aspirations of humankind. We’ve had a very, very long affinity for purple. It’s one of the first colours ever used for artistic endeavour, dating back 25,000 years. Purple marshmallows are grape flavoured, and we all know that grapes are one of the most loved flavours in the world in all their variations. Purple is also the colour most associated with magic and fairytales. According to surveys, almost 75 per cent of pre-adolescent children prefer purple to all other colours. But grown ups love purple too, especially in candy buffets. This dusky, pretty purple looks enchanting with white, cream, silver, black and gold for adults, while kids are likely to love purple and pink, purple and vivid green, or purple and cobalt blue, or purple and black. You could also team up purple marshmallows with large yellow marshmallows for an Easter theme. Purple is one of the most used colours for candy buffets. Toparies using pink and purple marshmallows are so on trend right now. Purple marshmallow pops are popping up on Pinterest too. They have a light dusting of sugar to make them sparkle. Yum!