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July 16, 2004

Caramilk Bar Secret

How do they get the caramel in the Caramilk bar?

After spending 10 years designing new formulae for the confectionery industry, one gets asked that question more than any other question. The short answer is that they use a shell moulding plant.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at July 16, 2004 08:25 AM

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At some point in my schooling, I had a classmate whose relative was the inventor. It was explained to be a process of temperature shifting and candy inverstion so the top was actually the bottom, the cups were filled with warmer caramel and then the bottom rectangle sealed it all in. Miss the critical temperatures at each point in the process and all is goo. Remember, I said in grade one that grandpa was on the moon, he was just out of view of the camera.

Posted by: Alan at July 16, 2004 04:11 PM