•In 1981, the first gummy worm was developed under the Trolli brand. The worms were meant to shock parents as it was considered “yucky” to eat worms.

 

•Today, Trolli Sour Brite Crawlers are the #1 selling gummy worms in the United States.

 

•The first gummy candy was invented in Germany in the 1920s, however gummies were not manufactured in the United States until the 1980s.

 

•Trolli is known for its innovation in the gummy category with items such as: Sour Brite Eggs, Big Bold Bears, Soda Poppers and Sour Brite Octopus.

 

•Well, technically they don’t usually have much fat, if any at all, and the gelatin does contain some protein.

 

•The Guinness Book of World Records lists the largest gummy bear in recorded history as an 81-pound, 3-ounce gummy bear that stood two feet tall and two feet wide. A Sunday school class teamed up with a restaurant in San Antonio, Texas in 2011 to create the sugary behemoth. Other notable gargantuan gummies include a three-pound, two-foot, 4,000-calorie gummy worm sold online.