Gummy bears are traditionally made largely of gelatin. This is the ingredient that is responsible for giving gummy bears their chewy texture. Gummy bears are also made using a number of different flavors to give the candies their individual flavors. Organic gummy bears are made using tapioca syrup.Know More
Additional ingredients in gummy bears generally include sugar, corn syrup and both lactic and citric acid. Trolli, one of the biggest manufacturers of gummy bears, makes gummy bears in five flavors: apple, cherry, lemon, lime and orange.
Gummy bears do not offer any significant nutritional value; however, they are now being enhanced with various vitamins. In fact, many vitamin manufacturers are producing vitamins in the form of gummy bears.Learn more about Candy
As of February 2015, Lifesavers candies, including the traditional hard candies, mints and the recently introduced Gummies, are made up of sugar, corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup and citric acid. In addition, the candies contain natural flavors, artificial flavors and the colors red 40, yellow five and blue one.Full Answer >
Cotton candy is made by heating sugar, water and corn syrup in a sauce pan over medium-high heat. Whisk the sugar mixture around using wooden spoons, and roll onto paper to serve.Full Answer >
Chocolate is made from the seeds of a small tropical tree called the Theobroma cacao. While the cacao grows in both Central and South America, the majority of the world's cacao is grown in Africa.Full Answer >
Make vodka gummy bears by soaking gummy bears in vanilla vodka for a few hours or overnight. Stir the gummy bears occasionally, and mix in a little vegetable oil at the end to prevent sticking. Portion the gummy bears into individual shot glasses to serve.Full Answer >