Who doesn't love gummy bears? Those cute colorful little bears can put a smile on anyone's face! It's really no surprise that gummy bears are one of the world's most popular candies.
Here's a fun fact for you! Did you know gummy bears were the result of a poor factory worker who was frustrated with his job? It's true! Hans Riegel (Haribo) began his own sweets company out of frustration. He tried making hard, colorless candies first. When these did not sell very well, he shifted to producing a line of soft, gelatin-based, fruit-flavored treats in the shape of dancing bears. And thus, the world was introduced to the delicious candy we now know as gummy bears
Gummy bears come in multiple all-natural fruit flavors. California Gummy bears are made using only the finest Californian fruit - and only in small batches in order to not compromise the quality of each batch!
So, gummy bear fans, read on to find out more fun facts about gummy bears!
According to multiple claims, if all the Gummy bears produced in one year were lined up head to toe, it would create a chain that would circle the planet! That sure is a lot of bears.
2. Dancing Bears
Did you know they were originally called "Dancing Bears"? California Dancing Bears? No, we don't think so!
3. Adventures of the Gummy Bears
These candies are so popular worldwide, that they even have their own cartoon! It's called Adventures of the Gummy bears!
4. Perfect Gift Package
California Gummy Bears offer amazing gift packages. With the holidays right around the corner, they are the perfect gift for your candy obsessed friends or family!
Gummy bears are fat-free so now you can enjoy a whole bag without feeling too much guilt about it. They also have a touch of protein! Making them healthier than regular candies
Got a friend who loves gummy bears? Here's a cute gift idea! You can give them gummy bear jewelry. There is an entire Etsy page dedicated to jewelry made out of Haribo's creation
7. Nothing Toxic
California gummy bears are not only kosher but they're also Non-GMO. You can enjoy this delicious candy without worrying about harmful chemicals.
8. Guinness Book of World Records
Guinness Book of World Records lists the biggest gummy bear in recorded history as an 81-pound, 3 ounces gummy that stood two feet tall and two feet wide. Now, that's a little excessive don't you think?
9. Californian Bear
The California gummy bears took a departure from the classic gummy bear shape and is instead shaped like a real Californian bear.
10. Vodka, anyone?
They are perfect for shots, with vodka gummy bears being very popular among college students.
11. A source of Inspiration
These little candies also inspired the popular song by German artist Gummibear. Trust me, if you've been on the internet you've heard this song!
So, are you drooling over the idea of some healthy gummy bears yet? Place your order now!