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Watch: How Candy Is Made, The Disgusting Truth About Gummy Bears, Jelly Beans
By Junru Tan, 31 Aug 2016
Your childhood may have featured sweet treats such as marshmallows, gummy bears and giant gobstoppers. Their appealing bright colors have lulled many a sweet-toothed person to forget about how they are packed with additives and preservatives.
The truth behind your favorite treats is more disturbing that you would have thought—this is because the key components for gum-based sweets is gelatin, a raw animal ingredient.
Belgian filmmaker Alina Kneepkens has created a short film that feature the candy-making process inside a confectionery factory with the shots taken in reverse.
You can watch entire process below for the fascinating yet disturbing behind-the-scenes footage below.
[via So Good So Bad, images and video via Alina Kneepkens on Vimeo]
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