Modern Marvels: Candy
It pulls, stretches, bubbles, hardens, crunches, and melts! We're talking about candy - loved by kids and savored by adults.
Over the years, candy making his evolved from a handmade operation to high-tech mass production. Nowhere is that more apparent than the HersheyÂ®'s factory in Pennsylvania. On a tour of their newest production facility, learn how this king of chocolate processes the coca bean to create some of its most celebrated products. At See'sÂ® Candies, take an inside look at how their famous boxed chocolates are made, and get a history lesson from Schimpff's Confectionary, which still uses small kettles, natural flavors, and hand-operated equipment. Finally, a visit to Jelly BellyÂ® introduces the purveyors of the original gourmet jelly bean.
From saltwater taffy to classic candy bars to gourmet chocolates and scorpions on a stick, join The History ChannelÂ® for this veritable smorgasbord of sugary delights.