Kapiti Candies (2008) Ltd - Boiled Candy

By: Kapiti Candies  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Sugar and Water

The term "boiled candies" traditionally refers to hard candies. We make the finest quality hard boiled sugar confectionery

Boiled, High-boiled, or hard candy

Sugar has the property of forming a type of noncrystalline “glass” that forms the basis of hard candy products. Sugar and water are boiled until the concentration of the solution reaches a high level, and supersaturation persists upon cooling. This solution takes a plastic form and on further cooling becomes a hard, transparent, glassy mass containing less than 2 percent water.

Keywords: Sugar and Water

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