Canasuc, named after the little sugar canes used for espressos, is a creator and manufacturer of innovative sugar products: candy sticks, decorated sugars and moulded sugars. All products are handmade in their workshop near Fontainebleau with pure candy sugar and natural colourants.
Pierre Bosc-Bierne, founder of Canasuc, discovered the candy stick in the early 1990s. He fell in love with this shiny object, which replaces the spoon in hot drinks, and had the idea of adapting it to espresso. The little sugar cane gave its name to the brand.
It all starts with a drawing, a flower, an animal, a symbol. Then comes the implementation. Several prototypes – sometimes dozens – are needed to obtain the perfect shape; not the one that will faithfully render the motif of the design, but the one that will visually create the impression that the design makes. Then, the workmanship comes into play.
This know-how, the result of more than 25 years of experience at Canasuc, is a well-kept secret, an alchemy that results in true works of art. A process entirely made in France, during which the sugar, white, amber or ebony, is shaped by hand. The experienced eye accompanies the gesture to know with what force to press, when to stop; then the drying takes place, a slow operation that will end with the demoulding. A moment of discovery where precision and constancy of gesture compete.