SugarÂ crystals are calledÂ rock candyÂ because these hard crystals are edible. ...Â You can eatÂ the natural clear crystals orÂ you canÂ color and flavor them
Some people believeÂ rock sugarÂ isÂ healthier thanÂ white granulatedÂ sugar. However, there is no scientific evidence to support thatÂ rock sugarÂ has distinct health benefits over granulatedÂ sugar. Moreover,Â rock sugarÂ is often made from refined whiteÂ sugar, making its chemical composition identical.