Sour Sweets – What Makes Them Sour?

Sour Sweets – What Makes Them Sour?

There are an enormous number of candy enthusiasts who flock to the mouth-puckering flavour of sour sweets. This sweet type has a vast variety, making it a classic for people who love a mild tartness or the intense taste of the sourest sweet. But have you ever wondered why sour sweets have a sour taste?…

How Marshmallows are Made

How Marshmallows are Made

There’s something so irresistible about a soft, squishy marshmallow. Biting into one is like biting into a piece of small, sticky cloud! Have you ever wondered how these delightful, pillow-soft treats are made? And what exactly are they made from?  Read on to find out a little about the history of marshmallows, how marshmallows are…

Why Do Some People Have a Sweet Tooth?

Why Do Some People Have a Sweet Tooth?

Do you have a sweet tooth? Some people seem to love sweets more than others, though we’d argue that everyone loves them at least some of the time. Have you ever wondered why some people seem to crave sweet things more often than others? While there may not be a literal ‘sweet tooth’ inside your…

What You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Cotton Candy

What You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Cotton Candy

Cotton candy, also known as candy floss, or in some parts of the world as fairy floss, is a spun sugar confection that is known and loved worldwide. If you’ve ever been to a fair or a local outdoor festival, you’ve probably had some warm, fresh cotton candy. There is nothing quite like it.  Like…

Lollipop History And Fun Facts

Lollipop History And Fun Facts

We all love to savor a good sweet treat. Who doesn’t love the anticipation of unwrapping a lollipop?  Lollipops are a special treat that allow you to savor, lasting longer than most other candies on the shelf. And not only are lollipops long lasting, but they have a million flavors to choose from and are…

Interesting Facts About Gummies

Interesting Facts About Gummies

More than likely, your favorite candy as an adult is the same candy you loved as a kid. Many things change as we age, but our love of sweets and that little devil on our shoulder known as a sweet tooth never really goes away. The best part about sweets is the fact that they…

Most Popular Pick and Mix Sweets

Most Popular Pick and Mix Sweets

Walking into your favourite sweet shop is a delight. The different colours and flavours are at your fingertips to look over while discovering new sweets to add to your favourites list. However, sometimes it can be challenging to get to the shops, or the sweets store may not be open. This can make it challenging…

Surprising Health Benefits of Sweets

Surprising Health Benefits of Sweets

While a handful of sweets might seem like a foreboding health nightmare, there’s little need to feel guilt about the occasional sweet. On the contrary, there are some surprising benefits of eating sweets.  Whether you’re thinking about boosts to energy or lowering levels of stress, sweets can help get you and your body through stressful…

6 Sweets-inspired Game Ideas

6 Sweets-inspired Game Ideas

Planning games and activities can be a chore. Of course, you want to have the best birthday party or get-together, but how do you know what to do?  Well, your first thought is food. Of course, everyone loves snacks and sweets, but how do you incorporate sweets into a fun, engaging activity for everyone to…