The History of Gummy Bears

For all of you who have a “sweet tooth,” you’ll enjoy finding more about the history of “Gummibärchen” ( Gummy Bears). 


As you certainly noticed, the candy aisles of any grocery store offers at least one gummy candy product. There’s gummy bears, gummy worms, gummy smurfs and gummy rings or even rainbow-colored gummy frogs. Gummy candy has found its way into lunchboxes and kitchen pantries across the world, but the chewy treat originated in Germany almost a hundred years ago.

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