Category Archives: Fads

Pop Rocks Debut 1975

First offered to the public in 1975, Pop Rocks are, according the official Pop Rocks website Рsmall pieces of hard candy that have been gasified with carbon dioxide under superatmospheric pressure. When these gasified sugar granules come in contact with moisture, in someone’s mouth or in water, milk, soft drinks, etc, the candy dissolves and the gas retained inside the carbon dioxide bubbles is released, causing characteristic crackling and fizzing sounds.

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