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How do Pop Rocks candy work?

September 15th, 2008

Episode 73 of 1055 episodes

Hard candy (like a lollypop or a Jolly Rancher) is made from sugar, corn syrup, water and flavoring. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn how conventional candy is combined with carbon dioxide to produce Pop Rocks.