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Ingredients Are Not What Cause Pop Rocks To "Pop"

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There's nothing special or unique about the ingredients in Pop Rocks. Yet, this sweet candy crackles in a way that's unlike anything else. The thing that makes it pop is not any one ingredient, but the way the candy is made. Get more details in the video below.

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