Did you know that gummy bears come from Germany?


That’s right! – Gummibären (gummy bears) are a German invention! They were first created by Hans Riegel all the way back in 1922.

There are lots of fascinating facts about gummy bears:

  • 14 January is the official day of the gummy bear!
  • Over 100 million gummy bears are produced each day!
  • In 2007, the shape of gummy bears was changed to give them a bigger smile.

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der Gummibär gummy bear
die Süßigkeiten sweets
der Zucker sugar
die Schokolade chocolate