Green tea, guarana and acerola are the top three ingredients in herbal sugar confectionery products, according to Naturex. The ingredients add energy and antioxidants to the niche sector. Some vitamins and minerals can affect texture, color and taste, though. "It's about how it looks, how it tastes -- everything has to be like a normal confectionery product," said Naturex's Amandine De Santi.

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