What Makes Candy So Delicious?

By Maggie Swofford, Contributor

Richard Ludescher, a professor of Food Science at Rutgers said, “People who think they like candy just because it’s sweet are missing out on a very important element...” Watch the video to find out what that element is.

Someone’s love of candy goes much farther beyond just the taste, it involves many different elements, such as texture and smell. Jennifer Schnur, co-owner of Thomas Sweet Ice Cream & Chocolate explains that there is a distinct science behind creating chocolate candy.

“The same ingredients combined at different temperatures or at different times… you come up with a different product,” said Schnur.

Watch the video to hear what makes chocolate and candy such an unique creation.