Who are Europe's best candy manufacturers?

Europe is home to many renowned candy manufacturers known for producing high-quality and diverse confectionery products. Here are some of the best-known candy manufacturers in Europe:

  1. Nestlé (Switzerland): Nestlé is a Swiss multinational food and beverage company that produces a wide range of candies and confectionery products. Some of their popular brands include Kit Kat, Smarties, and Quality Street.
  2. Mars (United Kingdom/Netherlands): Mars is an American multinational company, but it has a strong presence in Europe. They produce well-known candies like M&M's, Snickers, and Twix.
  3. Ferrero (Italy): Ferrero is an Italian manufacturer known for iconic candies like Ferrero Rocher, Kinder Chocolate, and Tic Tac. They are also the producers of Nutella.
  4. Haribo (Germany): Haribo is a German confectionery company famous for gummy candies. Their signature product is the gummy bear, and they offer a wide range of other gummy sweets.
  5. Trolli (Germany): Another German company, Trolli specializes in gummy candies and is known for their unique shapes and flavors.

Another famous candy to note is the Chupa Chups made in Barcelona, Spain. They take their name from the Spanish verb chupar, which means to suck. Their factory can be toured of course. See chupachups.com