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What Flavor is Airheads White Mystery?

Some may consider the color white as the absence of color. However, when it comes to Airheads white mystery flavor, there is no absence of…

Why Do Some Candies Use Cream of Tartar? (Explained)

In case you haven’t noticed, many hard candies use cream of tartar. It’s an odd ingredient that is included in many recipes for a variety…

How to Package Candy For Shipping (Full Guide)

Thinking of sending a gift box to somebody? Or perhaps you want to sell candy online. When it comes to packaging candy for shipping, there…

How To Melt Down Gummy Bears

Gummy bears are an iconic candy that most people will recognize. They come in various shapes and sizes, yet they’re all made from the same…

How to Make Spicy Gummy Candy (Powered by Chamoy)

Sweet and spicy is the name of the game. Chamoy on candy has been increasingly popular and it’s no wonder. In Mexican snack culture, chamoy…

How to Thin Candy Melts For Dipping

Candy melts are a versatile, colorful confectionary ingredient that is primarily used in baking and decorating. They are typically used as a coating or even…

What’s White Chocolate Made of? (Complete Breakdown)

White chocolate is a confection made from a combination of milk (powder), sugar, and cocoa butter. Additionally, emulsifiers may be used to improve the texture…

Is Gum Considered Candy? (Even If You Only Chew?)

You may be wondering or even arguing with a friend, is gum a form of candy? Well to answer that, what is candy? From a…

What Does Chocolate Percentage Mean? (Different Types Compared)

If you ever bought a chocolate bar (who hasn’t?), you may notice the term “chocolate percentage” on the label. “55%” is typically seen on milk…

How Much to Charge for Chocolate Covered Strawberries? (Bonus Tips)

Depending on the effort, decoration, and garnishes, you could charge anywhere from two to four dollars for each strawberry. If the packaging and decoration really…

What is Compound Chocolate? (Fake or Real Chocolate?)

If you need a versatile form of chocolate that can be molded, dipped and sets easily, compound chocolate is the way to go. Compound chocolate…

How To Make Candied Crack Grapes (Jolly Ranchers Edition)

These candied grapes are a delightful treat for any special (or not) occasion. After being coated in a candy syrup, these grapes get coated again…

What’s the Purpose of Emulsifiers in Chocolates? (Answered)

Emulsifiers are used in many different food products such as peanut butter, salad dressing, or chocolates. It’s what keeps all the complex ingredients together in…

Best Heat-Resistant Gloves For Candy Making – Buyer’s Guide

Working with hard candy can lead to potential burns if you are not protected against the heat of molten candy. When working with cooled yet…

Can Chocolate Get Moldy? Differences Between Bloom and Mold

Chocolate that has not been stored in proper conditions will usually end up with a white, chalky surface that looks similar to mold. Chocolate that…

How to Make Gummy Candy Soft Again

Ever left some gummy bears out, only to find them hardened and dry? Microwave in 5-10 second intervals in order to soften hardened gummy candies….

Can You Freeze Cotton Candy?

When it comes to preserving cotton candy, chances are that this question has crossed your mind. You can put pretty much any candy in the…

4 Best Candy Dispensers – Buyer’s Guide

If you’re looking for the best way to dispense your candy, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are buying a gift for…

How Much Chocolate to Use in Chocolate Fountains?

Whether you plan to rent a chocolate fountain or purchase your own, this question will always come up. A chocolate fountain is a great way…

How to Make Helium Balloons Last Longer

For any party, birthdays, or celebrations, balloons are a must! Balloons are a popular option for decorating a fun party. The only problem is, they…