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- Created 2012-03-02
is related to the food items that are rich in
and often referred to as a
refers to the art of creating sugar based dessert forms, or
(subtlety or sotelty), often with
. From the Old French
, origin of Latin
, to 'put together'.
The confectionery industry also includes specialized training schools and extensive historical records. Traditional confectionery goes back to ancient times, and continued to be eaten through the Middle Ages into the modern era. Confections include sweet foods, sweetmeats, digestive aids that are sweet, elaborate creations, and something amusing and frivolous.
Modern usage may include substances rich in artificial sweeteners as well. The words
(UK and Ireland), and
(Australia and New Zealand) are also used for the extensive
variety of confectionery
Generally, confections are low in
but rich in calories.
Specially formulated chocolate
has been manufactured in the past for military use as a high density
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