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Nobody loves gummies more than we do — but hard candy is coming!

We're beyond excited to unveil the Making Hard Candy blog! The hard candy trend is heating up, so join us as we delve into the art of creating these classic sweets! We cover why we think you should be making sugar-feee hard candy (it is great for keto and diabetic markets, as well as for sublingual absorption for many functional candy products). 

The Complete Guide to Silicone Gummy Molds

Whether you are just getting started making gummies or you are looking to grow, this guide will tell you everything we know about silicone gummy molds, and which ones are right for you.

Bitter Blockers: Taste Masking Strategy for Vitamin, Medicated and CBD Gummies

In the burgeoning market of vitamin, medicated, and CBD/THC gummies, manufacturers are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance the flavor and palatability of their gummy candy. One of the significant challenges is the inherent bitterness of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and certain vitamins. An exciting is the innovation of bitter blocking, a process that works to eliminate bitter taste from gummies and various food items, which changes their natural flavor profile for better taste. This article delves into the bitter blocker, a unique type of bitterness reduction, and taste modifier that works its magic by blocking undesired flavor from reaching our taste receptors. 

Gummy Making Machines: A guide to gummy manufacturing equipment

As small candy makers grow they usually begin to explore gummy manufacturing equipment to improve quality and increase the number of pieces per hour they can produce. Here's a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about gummy making machines.

New Universal Gummy Candy Depositors at MJBizcon

Universal Gummy Candy Depositors Innovation You make gummies, and Candy Pros is here to help! We've got news about candy depositors from last week's MJBizcon. We know what the new ATG Pharma product teased below is. (Spoiler: It is a sophisticated new entry level depositor that will be distributed by...

The Gummy Bear Coating Guide: Techniques for Coating Gummies

The Gummy Bear Coating Guide: Techniques for Coating Gummies Gummy candies are beloved for their chewy texture and vibrant flavors. However, gummy makers often face the challenge of their products sticking together, losing moisture, or getting affected by environmental factors. Coating gummies is a practical solution to these issues, offering...

Gummy Manufacturing: Pour and Scrape / Flood Pour Tutorial

The confectionery landscape is has many depositing methods for gummy production, but in the end all of them are variants of hand pouring or machine depositing. For small to medium-sized manufacturers, the pour and scrape method, also known as flood pouring, stands out as a particularly effective option for new gummy makers. 

What Are Gummies Made Of?

Have you ever wondered what your favorite gummy candies really made of? From the chewy consistency to the sweet, tantalizing flavors, have you ever paused to ask yourself what you're eating? You may have heard dark stories about the origins of gummies or asked questions like This article aims to take you on a journey into the world of gummies.

Pectin Gummies: A Guide for Pectin Gummy Candy

Welcome to the comprehensive guide to making pectin gummies and pectin gummy bears. This simple kitchen alchemy can lead you to a world of chewy, delicious, and vegan-friendly gummy candies made with pectin, a natural gelling agent.

Gummy Candy Trends for 2024

The gummy candy market in 2023 witnessed a remarkable evolution, driven by innovation in flavors, textures, and health-focused alternatives. Insights about 2024 gummy candy trends from from industry leaders like Susan Hallak of Candy Pros,

Google Trends: Shopping for Gummies

As a gummies enthusiast or a business in the confectionery industry, staying ahead of market trends is crucial. Thanks to Google Trends, we can now delve deep into the world of gummies, understanding consumer preferences and emerging trends in real-time. In this analysis, we've tapped into a year's worth of shopping data, ending in November 2023, to bring you the most comprehensive insight into the gummies market.

Gummy Bear Ingredients: Colorings in Gummy Manufacturing

Introduction Colorings are vital in gummy manufacturing, significantly impacting the visual appeal and marketability of these popular confections. This article explores various types of colorings used in the industry, focusing on their roles, benefits, challenges, and regulations. Role of Colorings in Gummy Manufacturing Colorings enhance the visual allure of gummy...

Gummy Bear Ingredients: Stabilizers in Gummy Candy Manufacturing

Gummy candies, a global favorite for their delightful chew and burst of flavor, owe much of their allure to the precise balance of ingredients. Stabilizers, in particular, play an unsung yet crucial role in ensuring every bite is as enjoyable as the last. In this detailed exploration, we uncover the science behind stabilizers and their pivotal role in crafting the perfect gummy treats.

Gummy Bear Ingredients: Acids in Gummy Candy Manufacturing

The use of acids in gummy candy manufacturing is a critical aspect that influences both flavor and texture. This article delves into the various types of acids utilized in gummy production, their sources, roles, and impact on gelling processes.

Gummy Bear Ingredients: Flavorings in Gummy Candy Manufacturing

Introduction Flavorings are a cornerstone in the gummy candy manufacturing process, imparting distinct tastes that make these treats so beloved. Manufacturers face the choice between natural and synthetic flavorings, each with unique properties and implications. This detailed exploration delves into factors influencing this choice, including desired flavor profiles, cost considerations,...

Gummy Bear Ingredients: Sweeteners and Sugar Substitutes

Introduction The confectionery industry, particularly gummy candy manufacturing, relies heavily on sugars and sweeteners. These ingredients not only impart the characteristic sweet taste but also play a pivotal role in texture, mouthfeel, and overall quality of gummy candies. This article explores various types of sugars and sweeteners used in gummy...