Candy seller in Seoul basks in Squid Game fame with his 'sweet and deadly' treat

A street vendor sells Dalgona candy from the Korean Netflix series Squid Game at a Dalgona shop in Seoul on Oct 1, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SEOUL (REUTERS) - A South Korean sweet featured as one of the lethal challenges in the Netflix hit TV drama Squid Game has become a global craze, boosting business for the candy seller who provided the confection for the show.

The series has become a viral hit by depicting childhood games with deadly consequences.

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