The months may be numbered for TikTok, but it does get credit for the way it has highlighted freeze-dried candy.

Freeze-drying candy gives the nostalgic candy you grew up with an entirely different look and taste. Chewy candy becomes airy and crisp, gummy candies will expand, and taffy that you can eat comfortably. But how does it happen? What causes the candy to get this weird, unique crunch?

How To Freeze-Dry Candy

Freeze-drying the candy occurs at extremely low temperatures. The candy is vacuumed, which causes the frozen water inside the treat to evaporate directly from ice to vapor (in a process called sublimation). 

When you freeze-dry your food, you are extending the shelf life of the treat. Many freeze-dried candy will last for an astounding 25 years.  

Where Is Freeze-Dried Candy?

The best place to find freeze-dried candy in Western New York is at a place called, “Exotic Snack Factory,” which is located in the Walden Galleria. They have several different options for freeze-dried candy, including treats from all over the world! Think Poland, Germany, China, France, and more countries serving up delicacies all in the same spot in the Walden Galleria. 

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However, prepare to spend more than usual on freeze-dried candy at the Exotic Snack Factory (and anywhere you get your freeze-dried candy).

Is Freeze-Dried Candy Expensive?

It can be a little pricey, but it is worth the expense. The reason why it costs so much is because the equipment to make quality freeze-dried candy assumes a high cost. The freeze-drying machine is large and complex, requiring precise temperature control and certain vacuum systems, according to Subzero Sweet Supply.  

Should You Try It?

Yes! Give it a try because it’s unlike any other food…it’s freeze-dried! Plus it gives an all-new taste to your favorite candy. 

Freeze-dried candy is expected to gain even more popularity through the year 2030, so it can’t hurt to be ahead of the game. 

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