The main ingredient used – sugar – gives this product group its name. This product group also includes so-called sugar-free confectionery. This type is produced using sugar substitutes, such as fructose, sorbitol, and xylitol.
Examples of confectionery are boiled sweets, coated sweets, fruit gums, liquorice sweets, ice chocolates, marzipan, nut brittle, praline, foamed confectionery, sherbets and drink powders, candied fruits, caramelised almonds, sugar-coated nuts.
Information on the product group Boiled Sweets and Sugar Confectionery at the BDSI is available by clicking here