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brittleness, hardness, stiffness


The candy cane is a holiday treat that is manufactured by a number of confectionery companies. Their brittleness can determine their ability to withstand normal shipping conditions Differences in hardness and brittleness were easily detected using the three point bend test with the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer.