Fruit breeder hits the sweet spot with Cotton Candy grapes

David Cain’s latest invention is part of a designer-fruit craze in which farmers try to create the next Cuties Clementine orange or Honeycrisp apple.

It’s not easy peddling fresh fruit to a nation of junk-food addicts. But in rural Kern County, David Cain is working to win the stomachs and wallets of U.S. grocery shoppers.Fruit breeder hits the sweet spot with Cotton Candy grapes