Karamellkungen was created in 1995 when Karamellgrossisten wanted a name that could be communicated to the consumer. The new name was developed with Hallberg & Thorstensson. The company soon expanded into other countries under the name Candy King.
A new look for Candy King/Karamellkungen was launched in the summer of 2006. It was created by Blidholm Vagnemark Design.