Who doesn't love candy? Yes, this food is liked by everyone, from children to adults. The sweet taste of candy always makes people addicted.
However, there are several countries in the world that consume a lot of candies. So, let's take a closer look at the sweetest nations - which countries consume the most candy?
So, the country that produces the most candy in the world is the USA. Not only that, but all citizens of the USA also like to consume candy. It's no wonder that in every celebration of holidays, you always find lots of candy and chocolate in the homes of US citizens.
At Christmas, Americans make candies and chocolates in the shape of Christmas sticks or Christmas trees. At Easter, they will make candies and chocolates in the shape of bunnies and Easter eggs. In fact, every state in the USA also has many candy and chocolate shops to be able to satisfy US citizens for sweet food
Based on data from US News, the USA is ranked first as the country with the highest consumption of sugar in the world. In 2016, the USA consumed 5 million pounds of candy. Meanwhile, in second place is China, which consumed 4.7 million pounds of sweet foods in 2016.
Not only the USA and China, there are other countries that are included in the list of 10 countries with the highest levels of consumption of sugar and sweet foods in the world. These countries are Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, Brazil, India, Japan, France, and Mexico.
However, when viewed from the amount of candy consumed by everyone in a country, the USA is not included in the top 10 list of countries with the highest level of candy consumption per capita in the world. These countries are countries with the highest consumption of candy per capita in the world.
After knowing the countries that consume a lot of candy, it's a good idea to know about some of the countries that can produce the most delicious candy in the world. Here are some countries with the most delicious candy.
Not only is one of the countries that have the highest per capita consumption of candy, France is also able to produce the most delicious candy. One of them is French Nougat which is a kind of famous traditional candy.
Have you heard of or eaten Turkish Delight? This famous candy comes from Türkiye. This candy is also popular after being included in the Hollywood film, Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.
Germany also has the most delicious candy called Gummy Bear. This candy is made of gelatin which can make the texture of the candy chewy. Currently, there are various forms and flavors of Gummy bears.
The United States is also the country that produces the most delicious candy in the world. One of them is M&M's which is a popular candy in various countries. Not only that, KitKat and Snickers are also world brands originating from the USA.
Many experts estimate that candy has existed in the world since 3,500 years ago. Everyone loves this cute and sweet food. However, there are some candies in the world that are unique because they are made from unusual ingredients. What are these unique candies?
The first kind of unique candy comes from Japan. As previously explained, Japan is a country that consumes a lot of candy, so it's no wonder that this country also has many types of candy.
One of the famous and unique candies from Japan is Botan Rice Candy. This anti-mainstream candy can be eaten with the wrapper. So, the wrapper of this candy is made of rice paper so it is safe for consumption. This was done by the Japanese to reduce waste from candy wrappers.
China is the second ranked country that consumes a lot of candy. One of the unique candies made in China is Gummy Lightning Bugs. As its namr, this candy can light up. This candy is widely produced and consumed during Halloween celebrations.
These candies are usually eaten using LED tongs. So, if you buy the candy, there are cute tongs that you will also get. It will make the candy light up.
Another unique candy comes from Spain. This candy was found in the Madrid area. The candy is made from purple flowers coated with sugar. Not only delicious to eat, this candy also has a very aesthetic appearance. No wonder the price of Sugared Violets is expensive.
If you like Korean food, you should have known about this candy. Nurungji Candy is a typical South Korean candy made from charred rice. Although the ingredients are strange, the taste of this candy is very delicious.