Candy Starting With E: (Letter E Candies)

Candy That Begins With E

E is not a popular letter for types or brands of candy. However, you will certainly find some familiar names in our candy that starts with E list found directly below. If you want additional details on these candies, see under the list for a description of each treat.

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List Of Candy That Starts With E

Easter Candy

It’s a way to describe candy that is traditionally given to kids around the Easter holiday. They are commonly in form of eggs and bunnies to match the symbolisms of the holiday. Jelly beans, Peeps, and chocolate eggs are just some of the popular Easter candies that people enjoy.

These candies are often used for Easter egg hunts, given as gifts in Easter baskets, or used in various Easter-themed desserts and treats. The specific types and popularity of Easter candy may vary by region and personal preference.


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Taveners, a confectionery company in Liverpool, invented this candy in 1932. Cadbury Eclairs were introduced in the United Kingdom in 1965. The Cadbury version of it that is sold today features a caramel exterior with a chocolate core. These are sold outside of the United States so most readers won’t find them locally at stores.


Eclipse is a brand of sugar-free chewing gum and mints, similar to Extra gum, another candy beginning with E. Eclipse gum is known for its ability to freshen breath and provide a long-lasting chewing experience without the use of sugar. It is produced by the Wrigley Company, a subsidiary of Mars.

This gum is sweetened with sugar substitutes including maltitol, sorbitol, aspartame, and acesulfame potassium. Its popular flavors include Spearmint and Winterfrost. Many people love this gum for in crunchy outer shell that breaks down as you chew.

Edinburgh Rock

Edinburgh Rock, also known simply is a traditional Scottish confectionery. You hear the word “rock” and you are likely thinking of hard candy. However, Edinburgh Rock is actually semi-hard in texture and dissolves or crumbles quickly in the mouth. They are often described as sweet (too sweet for some) with mild fruity flavors.


This is a somewhat new candy brand compared to many of the old names in the business such as Mars and Hershey. It was launched in 2003 in North America and specializes in making  food-shaped candies.

For example, one of its products is called “Lunch Bag” which contains candy shaped like real mini real foods such as pizza, hot dogs, and French fries. It’s tagline is “Play with Your Food!”, which is exactly what most kids will do when they get their hands on a bag of eFrutti.

Eiffel BonBons

This candy brand is made by The Foreign Candy Company which got its start as a school fundraiser business that sold gummy bears. The business supplied the gummies for kids to sell so they could study abroad.

This business moved into the wholesale candy in 1982 and developed a familar gummy brand that we know today, Black Forest. Other brands made by The Foreign Candy Company that you might of heard of are Rip Rolls, Mega Warheads Sour Candy, and Sidewalk Chalk Bubble Gum.

Eiffel BonBons are bite sized candies that feature a soft, tangy center and a powdery, chewy exterior. Flavors include strawberry, blue raspberry, cherry, green apple, and caramel.

El Bubble

El Bubble is a brand of bubble gum cigars made by Tootsie Roll. They are particularly popular for their blue and pink colored gum cigars that are often used for birth announcements, birth celebrations, and other special occasions. They even come in a sort of cardboard cigar box if you purchase a multi-pack.

These cigars can be enjoyed by adults and kids since the product lacks tobacco like real cigars. The sugar might have you coming back for more but certainly not nicotine.

The cigars are essentially made with sugar, gum base, corn syrup, flavoring, and coloring. Flavors include Orange, Grape, Strawberry, Banana, Mint, and Fruit.

Elephant Gummies

These are gummies that are shaped like elephants. Squish based out of Montreal, Canada, is an example of a candy company that makes elephant gummies. In fact, they are adorable baby elephants gummies which are vegan and made with real fruit juice. Flavors include passion fruit, strawberry, goji berries, cherry, lychee & kiwi.

English Toffee

It is a sweet, buttery candy made primarily from sugar and butter. The key characteristic of English toffee is its brittle and crunchy texture, which is achieved by heating the sugar and butter mixture to a high temperature.

English toffee is sometimes coated with a layer of chocolate, usually dark or milk chocolate, and may also have additional nuts sprinkled on top. This creates a popular variation known as “chocolate-covered toffee.” An examples of this type of candy is Heath.


The company was started by a pair of brothers in 1988 when they began selling sunglasses and similar products to convenient stores around Las Vegas. The success of this business allowed them to move into the candy business in 1993.

Today, the company specializes in novelty candies. They make unique, fun and tasty candy items like Dice Pops (suckers shaped like dice), Money Mints (mints inside pretend money rolls, and Gold Mine (yellow pieces of bubblegum inside a miners bag).

Everlasting Gobstopper

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The Everlasting Gobstopper is referenced in Roald Dahl’s 1964 children’s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In the book, the candy would change colors as it was sucked and never got smaller.

The candy also appears in 1971 classic movie as shown in this clip:

A candy company called Breaker Confections licensed the Willy Wonka name and released its version of Everlasting Gobstoppers in 1976. While they purportedly lasted forever in the fictional world of Wonka, the ones made by Breaker weren’t as magical.

Wonka Everlasting Gobstoppers are still made today by the Ferrara Candy Company. A box of them contains multiple colors of jawbreakers that change colors and flavors as you suck on them. The flavor of them is sugary, a bit tart, and slightly fruity.

Everton Toffee

This toffee brand dates back to 1753 when Molly Bussell invented it and sold it around town with great success. Today, the company continues the tradition of making small batches of butter toffee candy. The two favorites of many are its soft and creamy Butter Toffee Caramels and Butter Toffee Licorice.


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Extra is a brand of sugar-free chewing gum launched by Wrigley in 1984. In fact, it was the first sugar-free gum to land on store shelves in America. It is known for its long-lasting flavor and ability to freshen the breath.

Extra gum comes in various flavors, including spearmint, peppermint, polar ice, watermelon, and more. The sweet taste in Extra gum is achieved with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, acesulfame potassium, and sorbitol.

Eye Poppers

Eye Poppers is a brand of gum. However, you can probably tell from its name that it isn’t like the stuff that might have been in your mom’s purse when you were growing up. Rather, this bubblegum is mega sour or eye popping sour. They are typically sold in packs with four gumballs in each with the colors being green, orange, red, and yellow.