Candies are the best things invented by man by far. And, I am not the only one who is saying this, but I am very sure that all of you feel the same way about the candies. Though all of us like different flavors and different types, but every one of us does like those. The taste that rolls over the tongue from a candy is indescribable and heavenly. Candies can make every occasion extra special, and are really easy to carry around with you. Some of the candies are very popular and it is not just you or your friends, who like that candy, but infact there are billions of people worldwide who carve for that candy some of such very famous and tastiest candies are listed below.
10. Gummy Bear:
Gummy Bear is a candy that some of us are fond of. The candy has a texture, as that of a rubber, is small in size (just two centimeters long) and resembles the jelly-baby kind of candies. As the name is, so is the shape. The shape of this candy is that of a bear. The Gummy bear is available in many colors and is a gelatin-based candy. It is made up of sugar, starch, glucose syrup, citric acid and the main ingredient – gelatin. The Gummy bear was first developed in Germany and was later supplied in the world over years. There were other Gummy products in the market later such as Gummy Worms, Rings, Snakes, Frogs, Sharks, Cherries, Hippos, Apples, Oranges, Lobsters, Penguins, etc. and later it also was in the shapes of Smurfs, spiders, etc.
9. Hershey’s Bar:
The original name of this candy is Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar, but it is very popularly known as Hershey Bar. Sometimes, it is also known by the name “The Great American Chocolate bar”. This candy was out in the market in the year 1900 and 8 years later, a new version of this candy bar with almonds was introduced in the market. The price of the Hershey Bar is less than other chocolate bars and this is one of the reasons of this candy bar’s popularity. The company itself defines the taste of the bar as creamier, light-colored, and smoother bar.
One of the candy bars made by the brand Nestle includes the Butterfinger candy. This bar is a very flaky one, with a central flavor of peanut butter, having the color of crisp orange and having a coat of chocolate compound on the top of all. This bar got very famous because of the chocolate and peanut butter combination in a bar was unique in the presence of chocolate wafer bars. Later, the brand started producing so many more flavors and started reaching out to the customers in a better way. This was done by making and marketing the Butterfinger products such as the Butterfinger Ice Cream Bar, Butterfinger Crisp bars, Butterfinger Snackerz, Butterfinger Mini-bites, etc. All of such products were not very successful and were forcefully closed after a few years.
Starburst’s original name was Opal Fruits which was later modified. The candies of this brand are cubical in shape, fruity in the flavor, soft to touch as well as sweet. They are manufactured by a subsidiary of the famous Mars, Inc. named the Wrigley Company. They do not just manufacture and sell the soft candy, but also the lollipop, jellybeans, gummies, lip gloss, candy cans, etc. not just the type us different, but also the flavor varies; initially the flavors were always one of lemons, strawberries, lime or orange and flavors also like sour, regular or tropical. Later they replaced the lime flavor with cherry. There are many other additional flavors introduced in the market such as banana, kiwi, raspberry, plum, mango, melon, green apple, tropical punch, orange cream, and a lot more.
Skittles is a candy brand which produces basically sweets having fruit-flavor. Those sweets have the upper case letter ‘S’ embedded on the shell. The shell of the candy is hard and made up of sugar whereas inside this ball of candy there is fruit juice, sugar, hydrogenated palm oil, corn syrup, some citric acid and some colored flavors (both, natural and artificial). Skittles had been sold in many variable flavors and their combinations; say for example, Tropical or Wild Berry. Though this candy was very famous from the start, but after the opening of their web portal in the year 2009 along with the introductory account on social media such as profile on Facebook, channel on YouTube, account on Twitter, etc., the sales went up in an exponential manner.
5. Kit Kat:
Kit Kat is another very yummy chocolate bar, but of a different kind. It is originally a wafer biscuit covered with chocolate. This wafer biscuit is made of three wafers each separated by a thin layer of chocolate and all together covered in chocolate. The whole bar has 2 or sometimes 4 such single bar fingers, which can be easily separated from the main bar (as can be seen in the picture). It is product by Nestle that is a brand that produces many other candies, the best of which is Kit Kat. But initially it was not Nestle, but Rowntree’s at New York. Kit Kat is very popular because of the taste as well as the commercials they use to promote the product which include unique and catchy tag-lines. The current tag-line for Kit Kat on India is “Kit Kat break banta h” which in English is as “Have a Break, Have a Kit Kat”.
I am very sure that everyone must have seen these very beautiful and colorful candies. M&M’s are small multicolored and button-shaped balls of candies which have a lower case letter ‘m’ printed on one of the sides. They are created in many colors and they keep changing them, introducing new colors and replacing the old ones. These are also produced by the famous Mars, Incorporated just like Snickers. The M&M’s candies are surrounded by a number of flavors and fillings such as milk chocolate, mint chocolate, dark chocolate, orange chocolate, almonds, peanuts, almonds, coconut, cinnamon, peanut butter, wild cherry, raspberry, etc. M&M’s are very famous and that is the reason that they are sold in more than 100 countries across the globe. M&M’s are named so as ‘M’ is the surname’s initial of both founders.
‘Snickers’ is the candy bar out in the market by Mars Incorporated. The bar is basically made up of nougat with topping of caramel and peanuts, which together is dipped in milk chocolate. The chocolate is so popular that it has a sale of more than $2 billion per year. One Snickers bar contains 450 calories approximately, which is enough for a person as a snack, and that too a tasty snack. There are other forms of Snickers other than the chocolate bar such as Snickers Ice-Cream Bar, Snicker Ice-cream cone, Snickers Almond Bar, Snickers Dark Chocolate, Snickers Peanut Butter or Snickers PB Squared (later), Snickers 3X Chocolate, and best and most famous of all the forms was Snickers Pie.
Twix is one of the most delicious chocolate candies made all over the world. Everything in present in this candy complements each other and together brings out the best combination of taste. It contains a biscuit finger, which has caramel on its top separated by a very thin chocolate layer; and this combination of biscuit and caramel is dipped in milk chocolate. Mostly, Twix bars are packed in pairs and are sold two bars together. Twix is famous in every part of the world and is, therefore, ranked second best candy in the whole world. It is on the top of the lists of best chocolate bars in the world which is because of the very chocolaty and delicious bars packed two at once.
1. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups:
These are the best candies in the world, not only because I love, but all of those candy-eaters out there cannot resist a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. This is the candy that generalized the form of peanut butter cups all over the world starting from Pennsylvania. It was created by H.B. Reese, in the year 1928, who was initially a dairy farmer and later started this candy business. These butter cups of the company are available in various sizes such as mini, regular and big size along with fillings of various flavors such as caramel, chocolate cup, crunchy cookie, dark chocolate, double chocolate, fudge, hazel-nut, honey roasted, etc. Traditionally, the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup is a cup made of chocolate and contains peanut butter filling.