Candy, also known as sugar candy, is a confection made from a heavily concretate solution of sugar in water. To this various flavorings and colorants are added to give you different types of candy.
In North America candy is many types of food that includes candy bars, chocolates, liquorice, sucking candies, taffy, gum drops, marshmallows, chewing gum and a lot of other types.
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Outside the continent of North America, the normal name for candy is sweets or confectionery (in the UK, Ireland, and New Zealand), lollies (in Australia and New Zealand). In North America and the United Kingdom lollipop is a type of sugar candy on a stick.
Candy is created by dissolving sugar in water or milk to form a syrup. This is then boiled until it reaches the concentration level desired or starts to caramelize. Candy types depend on the ingredients used and the duration time the mixture is boiled. Candy has an countless varieties of textures from soft and chewy to hard and brittle. Caramel, toffee, fudge, praline, tablet, gumdrops, jelly beans, rock candy, lollipops taffy, cotton candy, candy canes, peppermint sticks, peanut brittle, chocolate coated raisins or peanuts, sucking candy and candy bars are just a few examples of the confections that are sold under the generic name "candy."