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The Best Gummy Candy Brands 

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Updated March 4, 2020 8.1k votes 1.3k voters 19.5k views 16 items

After 1920, the confectionary world would never be the same. That's the year that a German candy maker named Hans Riegel Sr. created the treat known as the gummy bear. The little candies became so popular that soon other gummy delights were made, sparking a trend that has continued to this day. Today, the best gummy candies come in all shapes, sizes, and delicious flavors. Some are sweet, some are sour, but all feature a distinctive chewy texture.

What companies will you find on this list of the best gummy candy brands? Haribo – founded by the aforementioned Hans Riegel Sr. – makes many of the most popular gummy treats in the world. The brand is behind favorites including Gold-Bears, Happy Cola, and Twin Cherries. Bags of Haribo candy can be found in most grocery stores and this delicious brand can also be purchased in large quantities in bulk stores. Hot Tamales is another good gummy candy, especially for those who like to mix spicy and sweet.

When it comes to jelly beans, no one crafts unique flavors quite like Jelly Belly. The company has made tasty its treats in varieties like Juicy Pear, Strawberry Jam, and Bubble Gum. Other great gummy candy brands featured on this list include Black Forest, Starburst, and Mike and Ike.

If you have a sweet tooth, you probably have an opinion as to which gummy candy is the best. Vote your favorite brands up to the top of the list, and add in any that are missing.
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Haribo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Trolli is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Sour Patch Kids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Life Savers Jelly Bean A... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Swedish Fish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Albanese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Black Forest is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Mike and Ike is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Starburst Original Jelly... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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The Jelly Belly Candy Co... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Morinaga & Company ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Jolly Rancher Jelly Bean... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Twizzlers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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SweeTarts Gummies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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Dots is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands
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YumEarth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gummy Candy Brands