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Mexican Candies: Snazzy Sweets

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Mexican Candies: Snazzy Sweets

One thing exists in every store that brightens the faces of children, teens and adults alike: Candy. Even better yet are candies from around the world. Mexican candies, especially, can be a fun and interesting difference to the sweet and sour conventional tastes that we can find on the shelves today. Many candies from Mexico contain the flavors from a fruit native to Asia called the tamarindo, which gives the candies a sweet as well as spicy flavor. This is what makes Mexican candies so recognizable among the candies we usually have!

Of course, not every Mexican candy is spicy, but most are. The candy selections are quite similar to what we normally see on the shelves, including lollipops, chewing gum, chocolates, hard candies and caramels. Mexican candy lollipops are often some of the favorite candies due to the various kinds and flavors. Most of the time, these authentic Mexican candy lollipops will have a hard outer shell, usually some type of fruit flavor, with a either spicy or sweet filling. Just imagine a crunch shell filled with chili powder! Chocolates are another great candy coming from Mexico, with some of the best chocolatiers in the world! Caramels are another very common Mexican candy, seeing it often in the forms of lollipops, chewy caramels and hard candies as well as a sauce or flavor to add to other sweets lice ice cream and cookies.

Some of the major brands of candies from Mexico include Vero, Chupa Chups, De La Rosa, Zumba Pica, and Lucas. Most, if not all, of theses can be found in most local Mexican food stores or specialty stores. Along with some other major brands, they are quite different from the ones we see around, but all have the same goal: great candy for everyone!

Generally, these Mexican candies are well reviewed by people around the world. It’s fun to try new and different things, and for people who love spices and spicy foods, it’s a great alternative to sweet and sour candies we can commonly find on our shelves. The presentation of some of these candies are different too, such as chili powder with a lollipop that you dip or pour on top, a chili pepper shaped lollipop or spicy chili pepper chocolate.

If you’re interested in trying some authentic Mexican candies or showing them to your friends, there are many places you can get them. Most large cities will have a Mexican market or store that will import candies, foods and treats in from Mexico to sell. If you don’t know of one of these spots or want to convenience to order some Mexican treats from your home, you can buy them in our website mymexicancandy.com.

So next time you have company or are feeling a little adventurous, grab some authentic Mexican candy and taste away. The crazy fusion of sweet and spice will craze all of your taste buds and leave you wanting more.

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