Welcome to the captivating world of Marshmallow manufacturing! In this article, we embark on a fascinating journey that traces the origins of the candy-Turkey industry,

starting in the ancient land of Egypt, passing through the cultural melting pot of Turkey, and ultimately conquering the palates of people in every corner of the globe. Prepare to be enchanted by the delightful evolution of this beloved confectionary treat as we explore the rich history, innovative techniques, and boundless opportunities that await entrepreneurs like you in the thriving candy manufacturing sector. Whether, you’re a seasoned industry professional or a budding entrepreneur, this article serves as your guide to kickstarting your business and making your mark in this sweet and flourishing industry. So, let’s delve into the enchanting story of candies, and unlock the secrets to success in this delectable world of candies.


What is Marshmallow

Marshmallow is a type of confectionery that is typically made from sugar, water, gelatin, and air and a whipping agent (usually a protein). It’s soft and bouncy candy. candies-Turkey come from the sweet sap of the ‘Mallow’ Plant that grows in salty marshes near large bodies of water and grows 2 to 4 feet high

Wide Application of this candy – Many Ways to Eat it

Application of Marshmallows

candies went from being an expensive confection in Ancient Egypt to an everyday sweet treat and favorite ingredient for many recipes. it has a wide application with Fun:

  • A delicious daily candy
  • Perfect for s’mores (a campfire treat popular in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, consisting of one or more toasted candiesand a layer of chocolate placed between two pieces of graham cracker or cookie)
  • S’more birthday cakes
  • S’more macarons
  • candies sandwich biscuits
  • S’more cookies
  • Beverages
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Handmade Marshmallow pops
Macaron with marshmallow

Marshmallow main ingredients

In the 19th century, marshmallows were made by mixing mallow root sap, egg whites, and sugar. In the 1940s, Alex Doumak patented the candy extrusion process, which helped speed up production and give candies various forms.
Today, the candy root sap has been replaced by gelatin, and the marshmallow’s basic ingredients include Sugar, Corn syrup, starch, purified water, gelatin, flavorings, and colorings.

Modern Forms

Modern Marshmallow Forms

Today’s candies come in many forms, from solid to semi-liquid or cream-like ones, but In essence, all this candy are aerated candies. Let’s see what you can see in the Market marshmallow forms, which can be made by commercial marshmallow machines:

Commercial manufacturing steps

What’s the manufacturing process for making candies? Let’s take a small marshmallow production line as an example:

Step 1: raw materials cooking
Sugar, Water, Liquid Glucose, Sorbitol, Corn starch, Gelatin solution, etc)

Step 2: inflating
A continuous aerator adds the right amount of air into the mixture. the core part of the whole candies production line.

Step 3: Color, Flavor mixing
In-line mixer to avoid manual mistakes for each proportion. To make a maximum 4 color/flavor
injection automatically.

Step 4: First stage starch sprinkling
Sprinkling starch powder on the belt before the former. To avoid conglutination with the transporting belt and absorb the moisture of the bottom marshmallow mixture.

Step 5: forming

The Marshmallows are extruded through an extruder machine or depositor machine. The forming process involves the foam being squeezed through extruder nozzles or depositing nozzles to produce candy’s shapes.

Step 6: cooling
After the marshmallow been formed, they are sent through a cooling belt.

Step 7: First stage starch sprinkling
Sprinkling starch powder on the belt before the cutter. To avoid conglutination with the cutting knife and absorb the moisture of the marshmallow mixture.

Step 8: Cutting to the length you required
Set up the length numbers, the cutter will move as per your order.

Step 9: De-starching
After cutting the marshmallow to the desired length, the excess starch will be removed in the De-starching mesh conveyor and the de-starch drum.

Step 10. packaging

When the marshmallows are cooled enough will be packed in bags.

how candies are made by Commercial marshmallow-Turkey machines

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