The World in Candy

Sweets come in all different shapes, sizes, and flavors. Some of the best candies come from the farthest corners of the globe. Needless to say, no matter what country you find yourself in, there’s sure to be a sugary delight that will give you a sugar rush.

For those of you who have a serious sweet tooth, beware! After reading this list of the most amazing candies from around the world, it might be impossible to resist enjoying a treat or two.

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    Turkish Delight – Turkey

    Turkish delight, or lokum as it’s known in Turkish, is an entire category of confectionary that are simply a gel made of starch and sugar. Turkish delight comes in a wide assortment of different flavors and colors. Other ingredients are often added to Turkish delight to enhance the flavor, like pistachios, rosewater, or even lemon. Covered in generous coats of icing sugar, these little cubes are sure to bring you …well, delight!

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    Coffee Crisp – Canada

    Unique to Canada, Coffee Crisp is a chocolate bar that is ideal to munch on with a hot drink. Consisting of crispy vanilla wafers, coffee-flavored filling, and a coating of smooth milk chocolate, Coffee Crisp is a beloved favorite in the Great White North. Although this chocolate sweet originated in the UK, it was Nestlé who began to market and distribute it heavily in Canada.

    Pocky – Japan

    Pocky is the result of mixing biscuit sticks with a heavenly chocolate coating. The inventors even made sure to leave enough non-chocolate coated room on the sticks, so your fingers don’t get messy.

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    First sold way back in 1966, Pocky now comes in a variety of flavors including green tea, cookies and cream, strawberry, and so much more. The favorite snack of many Japanese school children, Pocky is easily shared and enjoyed among friends. Pocky has now achieved world-wide distribution, but for the wildest flavors, trying Pocky directly from Japan is an absolute must.

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