Nobody loves gummies more than we do — but hard candy is coming!
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
2M ago
We're beyond excited to unveil the Making Hard Candy blog! The hard candy trend is heating up, so join us as we delve into the art of creating these classic sweets! We cover why we think you should be making sugar-feee hard candy (it is great for keto and diabetic markets, as well as for sublingual absorption for many functional candy products).  We also have a guide to making hard candy with a hard candy recipe and an in-depth look at the biggest hard candy brands of 2023 and  the 2024 hard candy trends. Whether you're a hard candy hobbyist or just ..read more
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The Candy Pros Guide to Silicone Gummy Molds
Candy Pros Blog
by Susan Hallak
3M ago
The Candy Pros Guide to Silicone Gummy Molds Whether you are just getting started making gummies or you are looking to grow, this guide will tell you everything we know about silicone gummy molds, and which ones are right for you. Candy Pros does not sell molds, this post has no ads or affiliate links, it is just our honest attempt to help our customers buy the right molds. We sell an easy melt bulk gummy candy that you can melt to make the lowest cost and highest quality gummies every time! Since our customers all need molds we put together this comprehensive and unbiased guide to ..read more
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Bitter Blockers: Taste Masking Strategy for Vitamin, Medicated and CBD Gummies
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
4M ago
In the burgeoning market of vitamin, medicated, and CBD/THC gummies, manufacturers are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance the flavor and palatability of their gummy candy. One of the significant challenges is the inherent bitterness of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and certain vitamins. An exciting innovation is bitter blocking, a process that works to eliminate bitter taste from gummies and various food items, which changes their natural flavor profile for better taste. This article delves into the bitter blocker, a unique type of bitterness reduction and taste modi ..read more
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Gummy Making Machines: A guide to gummy manufacturing equipment
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
5M ago
Gummy Making Machines: A guide to gummy manufacturing equipment Candy Pros has been making bulk gummy candy for a long time. We have made hundreds of millions, possibly billions of gummies! Our customers are using our easy melt gummy candy base and our Naked Gold unflavored gummy bears for manufacturing gummy bears from the thousands to tens of millions of gummies. We think pour and scrape gummy manufacturing (also called flood pouring) is a great way for people to get started and works really effectively for many small and mid sized producers. However, as small candy makers grow they usually ..read more
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New Universal Gummy Candy Depositors at MJBizcon
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
5M ago
Universal Gummy Candy Depositors Innovation You make gummies, and Candy Pros is here to help! We've got news about candy depositors from last week's MJBizcon. We know what the new ATG Pharma product teased below is. (Spoiler: It is a sophisticated new entry level depositor that will be distributed by OneSupply, but the gummy maker is so new it is not even on the site yet!).   View this post on Instagram A post shared by ATG Pharma | Filling Equipment (@atgpharma)    Candy Pros also talked with an engineer who works on the Truffly Made candy depositors about their still unrel ..read more
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The Gummy Bear Coating Guide: Techniques for Coating Gummies
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
5M ago
The Gummy Bear Coating Guide: Techniques for Coating Gummies Gummy candies are beloved for their chewy texture and vibrant flavors. However, gummy makers often face the challenge of their products sticking together, losing moisture, or getting affected by environmental factors. Coating gummies is a practical solution to these issues, offering both protective and aesthetic benefits. Here's an in-depth guide on how and why to coat gummies. Why Coat Gummies? The Importance of Coating Process Coating Techniques for Gummies enhancing quality and increase shelf life. Coating gummies does all of the ..read more
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Gummy Manufacturing: Pour and Scrape / Flood Pour Tutorial
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
6M ago
Gummy Manufacturing: Pour and Scrape / Flood Pour Tutorial The gummy candy trend shows no sign of stopping, and many new gummy manufacturers are exploring gummy production techniques. The confectionery landscape has many depositing methods for gummy production, but in the end, all of them are variants of hand pouring or machine depositing. For small to medium-sized manufacturers, the pour and scrape method, also known as flood pouring, stands out as a particularly effective option for new gummy makers. This method balances efficiency with simplicity, offering an ideal solution for businesses s ..read more
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Pectin Gummies: A Guide for Pectin Gummy Candy
Candy Pros Blog
by Susan Hallak
6M ago
Welcome to the comprehensive guide to making pectin gummies and pectin gummy bears. This simple kitchen alchemy can lead you to a world of chewy, delicious, and vegan-friendly gummy candies made with pectin, a natural gelling agent. Step-by-Step Guide to Making Delicious Pectin Gummies Dive into making your own pectin candy recipe with this straightforward guide. Making gummy candy with pectin is precise and demanding, but if you are careful you can do it. Pectin, a plant-based gelling agent, gives these gummies a distinctive texture and makes them a great vegan option. Our step-by-step instru ..read more
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Gummy Candy Trends for 2024
Candy Pros Blog
by Ashley Reinsmith
6M ago
Gummy Candy Trends for 2024 Introduction The gummy candy market in 2023 witnessed a remarkable evolution, driven by innovation in flavors, textures, and health-focused alternatives. Insights about 2024 gummy candy trends from from industry leaders like Susan Hallak of Candy Pros, Dana Rodeo of Nassau Candy, and Courtney Le Drew from Cargill, along with data from various market analysis reports, provided a detailed perspective on the state and future direction of this dynamic segment. Health and Wellness Trends Plant-Based and Vegan Options The rise in consumer health consciousness led to an in ..read more
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Google Trends: Shopping for Gummies
Candy Pros Blog
by Susan Hallak
6M ago
As a gummies enthusiast or a business in the confectionery industry, staying ahead of market trends is crucial. Thanks to Google Trends, we can now delve deep into the world of gummies, understanding consumer preferences and emerging trends in real-time. In this analysis, we've tapped into a year's worth of shopping data, ending in November 2023, to bring you the most comprehensive insight into the gummies market. Top Queries: A Look at Current Gummies Favorites Categories like CBD, THC, and Weight Loss/Keto dominate, reflecting a broad spectrum of interests from relaxation aids to health supp ..read more
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