Confectionery is the set of
food items that are rich in sugar, any one or type of which is called a confection. Modern usage may include
substances rich in artificial sweeteners as well.
The word candy (U.S.), sweets (UK) or
lolly (Australia) is also used for the extensive variety that compose confectionery.
speaking, confections are low in nutritional value but rich in calories. Specially formulated chocolate
has been manufactured in the past for military use due to its high concentration of calories.
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