Types of Candy
Candies are available in a wide variety of textures, from soft and chewy to hard and brittle.
Candy is made by dissolving sugar in water or milk. The type of candy depends on ingredients, sugar concentration, and the size of the
sugar crystals, aeration, temperature, color and type of sugar used.
For making jelly candies, such as gumdrop and gummies, stabilizers including starch, pectin or gelatin are used.
Caramels are made by cooking sugar and water together.
Types of caramel:
caramel squares, Coffee Rio, Long Boys, Squirrel nut caramels, Caramel Crunch, Caramel Creams, Jelly Belly Caramel Corn,Vanilla Caramel...
Types of chocolate:
Hershey, Bar-Hershey, Milk Chocolate, Twix Mars, Snickers, Milk Duds, Milky Way, M&Ms, Kit Kat, Chocolate Covered Raisins, Chocolate Covered
Cherries, Skittles, Baby Ruth, Almond Joy, Krackle...
Gummies are gelatin based chewy candies that come in a variety of shapes, colors and flavors.
Types of gummies:
Gummi bears, Gummi worms, Gummi Cheries, Gummi cola bottles, Gummi fish, Gummi banana strawberry ring, Fraise Tagada...
Hard candies, or boiled sweets, are sugary candies that dissolve slowly in the mouth.
Kind of hard candies includes:
Candy Buttons, Candy canes, Jolly Rancher, Life Savers, Rock, Sweethearts (candy), PEZ...
Licorice is a semi-soft candy, they are often black with licorice flavor or red and strawberry or cherry flavored.
Types of licorice:
Red Vines, Snaps, Twizzler
Lollipops and Sours
Lilies or Lollipops are hard candies.
Types of lollipops:
Sugar Daddy, Chupa Chups...
Types of sours:
Warheads, Sour Patch Kids, Sour Punch, Toxic Waste
Chewing gum, called also a gum and bubblegum, is a chewy candy.
Types of chewing gums:
Peach Blossoms, Abba-Zaba, Bit-O-Honey, Sky Bar, Boston Fruit Slices, Mall Cups, Wrigley's Chewing Gum, Fruit Stripe Gum...
Cotton candy, popular food at carnivals and amusement parks, is made out of 100% sugar.