Gummies Part 1: The History of Gummies

Where would we be without gummies? Gummies are a staple of the pick ‘n’ mix selection and one of the most important of the 5 candy food groups so we decided to dedicate 3 posts to the history of gummies and teach you some must-know facts about some of the most popular Gummies.

The first soft gummies were created in the 19th century by boiling sugar and fruit with Gummi arabicum (the resin of a type of acacia tree). Over time, the Gummi arabicum was replaced by gelatin to give gummies a softer consistency. It was then that the gummy we all know and love today was created.

Have a craving for gummies? Come visit our store and buy some of your favourites from our vast selection of gummies. We have gummy cola bottles, dolphins, fangs, rings, cherries, worms and much more. Whether you’re a fan of sweet or sour, hard or soft, we are sure to have something for you!

In the next few weeks we will be posting part 2 and 3 of this series so be sure to come back and check those out! In the meantime, share this post with all your fellow gummy lovers and convince those who don’t that gummies are a force to be reckoned with.



Written by Raymond Shuai

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