American Hard Gums are a type of gummy confectionerythat are popular in the United Kingdom. They are made with glucose syrup, sugar, maize starch, modified potato starch, citric acid, natural flavorings, and natural colors. They are chewy and have a variety of fruity flavors, such as raspberry, lemon, pear, orange, lime, lemon pineapple, and blackcurrant.
American Hard Gums are not actually American in origin. They were first created in the United Kingdom in the 1950s by Taveners, a confectionery company. The name "American Hard Gums" was chosen because the sweetswere inspired by American gumdrops, which are a type of hard sweetthat is also made with sugar and corn syrup.
American Hard Gums are still popular in the UK today and can be found in most sweet shops. They are also available online.
Here are some of the nutritional information for American Hard Gums: