How those delicious Candy Canes are made

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Ever wonder how those wonderful minty striped Christmas treats were made?

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First they mix sugar, water, and corn syrup together and heat it until it’s a beatiful mush.

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Then they add some crushed peppermint into the mix and fold.

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They put it into a pneumatic folder to increase the spread.

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The move the dough into a mixer.

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And that stretches it out until the dough is thin and malleable.

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They heat it again in a roller.

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They move the combined dough and candy to a roller that slowly slims the roll down.

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It’s meters long but by the end it will come out thiner.

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And thinner. It also twists it.

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Until finally it is the desired size, and is bent to add the hook and wrapped.