What sweetener is used in sugar free gummy bears?

A look at the nutrition panel shows that the first (and, therefore, the most common) ingredient in the sugar-free variety is lycasine, a hydrogenated syrup. Lycasin, on the other hand, is mainly composed of maltitol, a sugar alcohol that is almost as sweet as table sugar but half as caloric. Andrew, producer of Reactions, dives into science to discover how he can make delicious sugar-free gummies without the annoying side effects.