5 Things I Learned about Candy Corn

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5 things I Learned about Candy Corn

  1. Candy Corn was invented in Philadelphia in the 1880′s by a man named George Renninger, an employee of the Wunderlee Candy Company.
  2. Candy Corn is still produced according to the original candy recipe from over 1 century ago.  The methods of production have changed, but not the ingredients.
  3. In its original form, Candy Corn was called “Chicken Feed” and sold in boxes with a rooster logo and the slogan “Something worth crowing for” on the box.
  4. October 30th is National Candy Corn Day.
  5. This year nine billion pieces of candy corn (over 35 million pounds) will be produced.

Happy Trick or Treating!

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