Welcome to the world of candy starting with “G”.
Directly below you will see a list of candies that begin with G. Under the list is a description of each of these candies if you want more details on them.
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Without additional delay, let’s get into the letter G candies!
List Of Candy That Starts With G
- Gertrude Hawk
- Good & Plenty
- Goo Goo Cluster
- Gum Drops
- Gummy Bears
A Galaxy bar is a brand of chocolate bar that is produced by Mars. It is known for its smooth and creamy milk chocolate. The bars are made in various forms including the classic Galaxy Milk Chocolate Bar, as well as other variations like Galaxy Salted Caramel and Galaxy Cookie Crumble.
Keep in mind that the availability of Galaxy bars may vary depending on your location, as they are more commonly found in some regions and not others. Galaxy is not sold in North America.
Geisha candy is a type of confectionery produced by the Finnish company Fazer. It is a combination of smooth milk chocolate and hazelnut nougat filling. It has been made since the early 1960s
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates is a chocolate company based in the United States. It was founded by Gertrude Jones Hawk in 1936 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The company is known for producing a wide assortment of chocolates products, including chocolate bars, Teenie Poppers, chocolate covered pretzels, and various seasonal and holiday-themed treats.
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates is particularly famous for its chocolate fundraising programs. Many schools, organizations, and groups in the United States use Gertrude Hawk Chocolates as a way of raising money for various causes by selling their chocolate products.
Ghirardelli is a well-known American brand of chocolate and confectionery products, known for its high-quality chocolate. The company, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, was founded by Domenico Ghirardelli, an Italian chocolatier, in 1852. It is headquartered in San Leandro, California, and is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the United States.
Ghirardelli produces a wide range of chocolate products, including chocolate bars, squares, baking chocolate, hot cocoa mixes, and assorted chocolate confections. They are particularly known for their premium chocolate squares, which come in various flavors, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, caramel, and other combinations. These chocolate squares are often individually wrapped and are popular as a treat or for gifting.
This candy brand has been making old-fashioned candy sticks since 1927. These candy sticks are individually wrapped, colorful, and come in a wide variety of flavors. They are reminiscent of classic, nostalgic candy and are often enjoyed by people looking for a taste of vintage sweets. The brand is owned by the Quality Candy Company.
One of Gimbal’s notable products is its Gourmet Jelly Beans, which come in a range of delicious and unique flavors, making them a popular choice among candy enthusiasts. Additionally, Gimbal’s also produces various other types of confections, such as cherry lover’s candies, licorice scottie dogs, and cinnamon lovers candies.
Gobstopper is a type of hard candy that is long-lasting and slowly dissolving in the mouth. It is round and comes in a variety of colors and flavors.
The candy is known for its multi-layered structure made of various colors and flavors. As you suck on the candy, the outer layers gradually dissolve, revealing new layers beneath.
Gobstoppers are often enjoyed by people, especially children, for their novelty and the challenge of trying to reach the center without biting or breaking the candy. They are a popular treat for moviegoers and are sometimes called “Jawbreakers” because of their hard texture.
Godiva is an acclaimed Belgian chocolate brand known for producing premium chocolates. The company was founded in 1926 in Brussels, Belgium, by Joseph Draps. Godiva has a long history of creating exquisite chocolates, and its products are often associated with luxury.
Godiva offers a wide range of chocolate products, including pralines, truffles, chocolate bars, chocolate-covered fruits, and various seasonal and special collections. They are known for their beautifully crafted chocolates, rich and smooth ganache, truffles, and a variety of flavors and fillings. Godiva is also known for its signature gold boxes (pictured above, which are used for packaging their chocolates.
Goldbears candy refers to Haribo Goldbears, which are gummy bear-shaped candies made by the German confectionery company Haribo. These colorful and fruity-flavored gummy candies are one of the most popular gummy bear brands in the world.
In fact, they were the first gummy bears in the world, according to Smithsonian Magazine. The candy dates back to the 1920s when Hans Riegal Sr. invented them. Parts of his first, last name, and hometown of Bonn make up the company name, “Haribo”.
Goldbears come in a variety of fruit flavors including raspberry (red), orange (orange), strawberry (green), pineapple (a white foggy color), and lemon (yellow). They are known for their chewy texture and sweet, fruity taste.
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These bite-sized treats consist of roasted peanuts coated in a layer of milk chocolate. Goobers are a popular movie theater snack and are commonly available in concession stands and in the candy aisle of supermarkets.
The Blumenthal Chocolate Company located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania first brought us Goobers candy in 1925. They also invented Raisinets and Sno-Caps. Nestlé purchased Blumenthal in 1984 and still makes the candy today.
Good & Plenty
Mike and Ike (Left), Good & Plenty (Right)
Good & Plenty is a classic brand of licorice candy that is known for its pink and white candy colors and its somewhat polarizing flavor. These chewy licorice candies are elongated capsule shape, and are a combination of sweet licorice flavor with a hard candy shell. If you don’t like black licorice, you likely aren’t going to like this candy as many readers understand.
The candy was invented in 1893 by the Quaker City Confectionery Company of Philadelphia. This candy brand is now a part of The Hershey Company. Hershey acquired it 1996 from Leaf.
Goo Goo Cluster
The Goo Goo Cluster was invented in Nashville at the Standard Candy Company in 1912. It is credited for being the first candy that contained more than one principal ingredient, according to the candy’s website.
The Original is made with peanuts, caramel, and marshmallow nougat that is all enclosed in milk chocolate. They look somewhat similar to a Little Debbie Star Crunch if you ask us. Other flavors spawned from Original include Peanut Butter and Pecan flavors.
Grapehead candy is a type of fruit-flavored candy that is a part of the “Head” family of candies made by Ferrara Candy Company. These candies are known for their intense and fruity flavors, and they come in the shape of small, round, hard candies. The candy was formerly known as Alexander The Grape. It appears the manufacturer has discontinued making Grapehead candy.
Gum needs no explanation for most readers. Its a flavored product designed to be chewed and not swallowed like traditional candies. It typically consists of a gum base, sweeteners, flavorings, and sometimes additives like softeners, preservatives, and coloring agents.
Chewing gum comes in various shapes, sizes, and flavors, and it is known for its chewy texture and the ability to release flavors and sometimes release small bubbles as you chew it.
Gumdrops are colorful, chewy candies that are typically made from sugar, gelatin, and various flavorings. They come in various shapes and sizes, but they are most commonly found as small, brightly colored, and sugar-coated fruit-flavored confections as shown above. Gumdrops often have a soft and slightly gummy texture, which makes them enjoyable to chew.
Gummy bears are small, chewy, and fruit-flavored candies that are shaped like cute, bear-shaped figures. They are a popular type of gummy candy and are enjoyed by people of all ages.
Gummy bears are typically made from a combination of ingredients like sugar, gelatin, flavorings, and food coloring. They have a soft, gummy texture that gives them a pleasant chewiness. Popular brand include Haribo and Black Forest.
Gusano is a type of liquid candy that is popular in Mexico. They come in small squeeze bottles with a nipple. The liquid looks like a thinner caramel sauce and is described as sweet and sour.
Gustaf’s is known for producing a variety of traditional and novelty candies, and their products include licorice, gummies, chocolates, marshmallows, and other sweet treats. The company is based in the Netherlands and has gained popularity for its diverse selection of high-quality candies.
Guylian is a chocolate company in Belgium. It is started in 1958 by Guy Foubert and his wife Liliane. The company name is a combination of the couples’ names. The business is known for creating premium chocolate candy seashells in various shapes. They are made from a blend of silky-smooth hazelnut praline and fine Belgian milk or dark chocolate.