All those candies that we loved in the past, when we were children, among which were our favorite Jelly Babies, in their composition have jelly, a product that will make you feel disgusted once you find out how its made.
But even more disturbing is that the problem here is not only jelly candy, but a whole range of different desserts that have gelatin, including trifles, marshmallows, candy corn, and many other confectionery products.
Do not be surprised when you hear and read that gelatin is used in products that are used in cosmetics, facial masks, and shampoos. Alina Kneepkens, the Belgian director of short films, will show you how gelatin is produced.
Now you will find out precisely what gelatine is
People of all age groups love to eat candy, especially those containing soft jelly, but did you know that these products contain mainly gelatin, which is a mixture of bones, tendons, fish by-products, ligaments, and among them there are parts of skin and fiber from cows.
But these are only additional ingredients, and mainly gelatin is obtained as a product of a blend of sugar, flavor enhancers, and pigskin. Watch the video and see for yourself.
Ask yourself whether jelly candy is the right choice for dessert.
Nowadays, you have a lot of options to choose substitute products, that contain a substance that is similar to gelatine and is produced from algae (agar). Thanks to this product, you can now enjoy a healthy alternative to your favorite candies and also enjoy the great taste of agar.