The Disturbing Way That Gummies Are Made Will Make You Swear Off Candy For Life

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It goes without saying that popping some candy in your mouth is one of the best sensations. After all, it’s a link back to our childhood, to a carefree time when we didn’t have to worry about sugar intake or weight gain – or anything, really. But a lot of the candy we eat hides a dark and, arguably, pretty disgusting secret.

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But it’s a secret that’s been revealed by Belgian filmmaker Alina Kneepkens in a series of short films for TV show Over Eten, which is about where our food comes from. Even if you were aware of what goes into most gummy candies, some of the scenes in Kneepkens’ film may well shock you.

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