Can Adding a new Ingredient to a Candy Be Patented?

Hi, I have an idea for making candy's have a special taste. The candy will actually be dipped in this Ingredient before being packaged; so it will basically for a very thin layer over the candy and this will give it a special taste. Now, my question is can this be patented? I appreciate any... show more Hi,

I have an idea for making candy's have a special taste. The candy will actually be dipped in this Ingredient before being packaged; so it will basically for a very thin layer over the candy and this will give it a special taste.

Now, my question is can this be patented? I appreciate any feedback,

Thanks,
James
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