You have a shop of Italian products and you are looking for Italian-made goodies to offer to your customers? Then you are reading the right article! In fact, we are going to talk about tasty Italian candy and we will suggest 5 top brands that shouldn’t be missing in your store. Quality and goodness will be guaranteed! In addition, these candies will guarantee you large rotations and really interesting margins, also thanks to the super offers we have prepared and that you can discover by clicking on the links under each description.
Italian candies are high-level gastronomic products containing all the artisan confectionery tradition of Dante’s birthplace. Almost all of them ensure a unique sensory experience and an unmistakable taste: it is true, in fact, that their admirers have increased over the years, both in Italy and abroad.
Also known as bonbons, candies are closely connected to the history and spread of cane sugar in the Old Continent. The etymology of the word “caramella” (Italian for candy) goes back to the French and Spanish “caramel“, and to the late Latin canna mellis, that is to say, precisely, sugar cane. In the confectionery industry, their success dates back to the middle of the last century, with Genoa and Turin which represented (and still represent) the reference areas in the production of the best Italian candies.
If, initially, the balsamic functions of the product were given a lot of importance, marketing helped to create other needs. The consumption among adults, in fact, shows strong growth from year to year, and one of the many reasons behind this success is to be found in the connection with childhood. Savoring candy you feel a kind of psychological pleasure and you experience memories of a pleasant past.
For the occasion, we have selected 5 successful Italian candy brands for your supermarket. By choosing them, you will be able to fully satisfy the increasingly varied needs of your customers, eager to indulge in precious (and delicious) moments of… 100% Italian pleasure!
The apparently foreign name must not be misleading. Elah soft toffee candies are a pride of the Italian tradition. The company was founded in 1909 in Genoa, from a brilliant idea of Francesco Ferdinando Moliè, an established inventor of creamy desserts and preparations of various kinds. The logo, depicting a woman wearing an ancient costume and about to serve a cake, is still present today on the packaging of Elah candies. It was created by Francesco Ferdinando Moliè himself.
Elah candies stand out for their goodness and genuineness. They do not contain dyes and are made exclusively with natural flavors. The design of the packages is colorful and certainly will not go unnoticed on the shelves of your store. We mention, in particular, the “historical” Cubik (the first toffè created in Italy), and the MentaLiquirizia 900. KremCaramel, KremLiquirizia, and Millefrutti complete the assortment. To the most gluttonous, customers you can propose the assorted Toffè.
They are available in the convenient 150g bag. On the label, in addition to Italian, you will also find the English, French, German and Spanish languages. An advantage for all our customers abroad, since these Italian candies are already ready for sale!
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Ambrosoli candies have a history entirely connected to honey. It was the early 1930s, when Giovanni Battista Ambrosoli started his business: his aim was to make honey an ingredient within reach for everyone. And candies was surely the most practical solution. After years of sector studies and research, Ambrosoli honey candies were born. The radio spots contributed to the mass diffusion of the product, presenting them as the candies suitable for treating a sore throat: it was an unstoppable success.
After many years, their charm is still the same, so much so that they are among the best-selling candies on the Italian market and abroad. Besides the “classic” Italian honey candies, we advise you to choose, from the wide assortment of Ambrosoli, the Balsamic Honey Candies, Fior D’Anice and Fior di Liquirizia. To your customers looking for particular tastes, you can offer the Ambrosoli Orzo barley candies, or the Rhubarb ones. The fruit, licorice and honey flavors are also available in a gelée version. The candies are available in a 135 g bag, labeled in foreign languages, including Russian and Arabic.
Something you should absolutely try are the new Ambrosoli Mielness. Those are candies where the beneficial properties of honey are combined with natural (and healthy) ingredients, coming from all over the world. Pomegranate, ginger, aloe, turmeric, goji are the five flavors recently launched on the market. Available format: 90 g bag.
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Galatine are Italian milk candies with an irresistible taste. Their birth dates back to 1956. Polenghi, an established Milanese entrepreneurial reality that had its core business in the production of milk, began to market milk tablets that achieved great success at the national level. However, you have to wait until 1996, following the acquisition made by Sperlari, in order to find round candies on the market, as we know them today. In this period of time, the taste of the product has evolved, the packaging has changed, but the original charm of the white candy par excellence has remained the same.
Galatine are confirmed as highly appreciated Italian candies, for their simplicity their delicious ingredients. In fact, they are made up of 80% milk, an important source of calcium. The fact that they are gluten-free candies makes them ideal in case of celiac disease. Other noteworthy ingredients include yogurt, particularly appreciated for its delicacy and their light taste, and honey, the sweetener par excellence.
The current assortment includes four variants: the classic milk Galatine, milk and chocolate, milk with strawberry and the brand new milk and biscuit. They are available in the practical 125 g bag, with a label already prepared for foreign markets. In addition to the Italian language, in fact, there are indications in English, German and Chinese.
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The fourth Italian candy brand that we propose is Rossana. It is an iconic Italian confectionery product, invented in 1926 by the brilliant Luisa Spagnoli, who was, back then, the director of Perugina. The name “Rossana” is connected to the famous figure of Roxanne, the woman so loved by Cyrano de Bergerac. The bright red wrapping recalls the sensual dress of the young lover, and it’s removed as in the gesture of undressing the woman.
Metaphors aside, the parallelepiped shape, the golden writing, the creamy heart, the solid shell, the crunchy milk casing, and the mixed flavor of hazelnuts and almonds are the strengths of Rossana. Not surprisingly, this candy has been appreciated for 4 generations!
There are two variants on the market: classic and with chocolate filling. It is available in different formats: 175 g bag, 1 kg bag, 1.6 kg jar, and 1.5 kg counter display. Several foreign languages are available on the package, including English, Spanish, German, French. Furthermore, the product is Halal Italia certified.
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Sperlari Club are among the most popular Italian balsamic candies ever. Ingredients such as menthol, and eucalyptus essential oil, together with other strictly natural aromas, give a strong taste and a refreshing flavor that last for a long time. Furthermore, these candies have been a symbol of made in Italy quality since 1950. “Made in Italy since forever” reads a claim on the package, framed by the tricolor flag. One more reason to choose them in your shop abroad, don’t you think?
Besided being being tasty and refreshing for the palate, Sperlari Club are ideal for relieving the annoyances of sore throat and stuffy nose. They are available in the 200 g bag and in the variants “classic” and “forte”. On the label, in addition to Italian, there are indications in English, French and German.
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