Is Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Gobstopper truly a never-ending confection, or simply a finite treat?


  • Ellie Cox Natural Sciences, University of Leicester


Book, Biology, Molecular Gastronomy, Preservation, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


This paper aims to explore the feasibility of producing a real-life version of Roald Dahl’s fictional Everlasting Gobstopper. By identifying the fictional properties of the Everlasting Gobstopper this paper analyses the potential and the challenges of creating such a confection which defies conventional limitations. Through analysis of molecular gastronomy techniques, this study aims to bridge the gap between fiction and reality.


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How to Cite

Cox, E. (2024). Is Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Gobstopper truly a never-ending confection, or simply a finite treat?. Journal of Interdisciplinary Science Topics, 11. Retrieved from