Candy: a success story beginning with the first washing machine through to the very latest Wi-Fi connected appliances. Candy manufactured the first Italian washing machine in 1945 and went on to invent the modern front loading washing machine in the late 1950?s. Candy quickly became synonymous with washing throughout Italy. Candy is an international brand that offers a comprehensive range of practical, high performance, freestanding and built-in appliances; skillfully combining the most advanced technologies with stylish Italian design. Throughout the decades Candy's mission has always remained the same; to meet the needs of consumers with innovative, easy to use products that represent great value for money at affordable prices.