Pros And Cons Of Candy Treats

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Some individuals just can’t get enough of the sweet things. Actually, sales of chocolates equal $83 billion per year throughout the world. The Mars company is the world’s largest candy producer and in 2013 made $16.8 billion in net sales. Back in 2012, Switzerland was the nation eating the most chocolate per capita. The majority of nations with the greatest per capita chocolate consumption are in Europe.

A country’s choice of sweet treats is usually cultural and not all kinds of sweets are available everywhere. Some candies didn’t prove famous enough to make it from Europe to the United States, whereas some candies from the US were considered too harmful according to Europe’s exacting standards. Some sweet treats have been banned in particular parts of the world because they have been revealed to be deadly, offensive and dangerous. Let’s take a look at 10 candies that have been banned around the world.

1. Road Kill Gummi Candy
Gummi Worms and Gummi Bears have been famous for several years; however, when Gummi candies shaped like tire flattened animals came on the market, New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals took notice and got the production of the candies stopped. Kraft Foods made Trolli Road Kill Gummi Candy. The company stopped making the candy after the New Jersey SPCA said that the product could encourage kids to be harsh to animals.
2. Hippy Sippy
Hippy Sippy candy was introduced in the 1960s. It was a plastic toy syringe filled with
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