Association of Hungarian Confectionery Manufacturers

For your Sweet moments...

Who sneaks the candy from its wrapping?

4 December 2018, for centuries, Hungarians have decorated their Christmas trees by hanging so-called szaloncukor (‘salon candy’), a traditionally fondant-based candy coated in chocolate that is wrapped in shiny, colourful foil, on their trees. While

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Gum arabic: the hope of Africa

Almost everyone has eaten or has rubbed gum arabic on themselves or on their teeth, which incidentally has no connection with the Arabs. Gum arabic is a resinous material sourced from the acacia tree, it is rich in minerals and bacteria that is useful for humans, and after processing it is added to a diverse range of foods from soft drinks to confectionery because it is an excellent texture modifier.

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The candy renaissance

The candy market is on the rise again, and after a few years, more and more domestic buyers will indulge in some sweet delights. In accordance with consumer trends, novelties have emerged in the fruit gum and licorice markets as well, such as gluten-free or vegetarian gummy candies.

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