The candy and confectionery industry has seen an unexpected growth in Dubai in the last few years and is expected to continue developing at a high rate also in the future. Furthermore, the UAE chocolate market is one of the fastest growing chocolate markets in the world and more and more foreign investors, including the famous brands in the industry, are planning to expand their business to the area.
The sweets suppliers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah offer a great variety of traditional Arabic sweets as well as international options. A lot of candy shops, chocolate shops and confectioneries have been opened in a short period of time in the UAE and Dubai is the home of the biggest sweets shop in the world, where you can find any kind of candies, lollipops and chocolates you can imagine and you can choose your favorites from the largest pick and mix type of sweets wall.
Candy and confectionery suppliers in the UAE provide all types of candies, such as pressed candies, jelly beans, soft candies, sour jellies, gummies, candy corns or licorice candies, that come in a large array of attractive colors and shapes, different types of chewing gum and mints, pralines, different sweets and chocolates from the worldwide big players in the industry and luxurious and gourmet chocolate options from around the world. In the confectioneries, you can find an amazing choice of different kinds of cakes, pastries, cookies and dates for any budget, including high end options.
Also, when it comes to candy and confectionery, you can choose from a wide range of healthier sweets, that are vegetarian or vegan, free from artificial colors and flavors and 100% dairy free, meat free, nut free and allergen free.
If you are either a local who wants to indulge in a variety of traditional candy and confectionery products or a visitor to the UAE who wants to try sweets that are specific for the Arabic countries or is looking for a gift to bring home, you should know that you can find various boutiques in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that offer a full range of regional traditional sweets, as well as a selection of traditional products from other Arabic countries, such as Qatar, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia or Morocco.
Dates, which are dried oval fruit borne from palm trees that exist in more than 600 varieties, are a traditional dessert in the Arabic countries. You can buy them in any market, confectionery and also find some premium dates boutiques in Dubai, where you can choose from an incredible assortment of date truffles, chocolate covered dates, caramelized dates, dates filled with nuts or covered in candied fruit or nuts and date pastries.
No matter what your tastes in terms of sweets are, it is sure that you can find candy and confectionery products you like in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, which are great cosmopolitan cities that attract millions of tourists every year and are also the place to live for people of different nationalities, coming from different cultures, so cultural diversity can be seen even when it comes to sweet shops, which is an amazing thing.