Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Fact of the Day: Candy Corn

Candy Corn is commonly associated with Halloween, and has been around for quite some time. A man named George Renninger invented candy corn in Pennsylvania in the 1880s. 

18 comments:

Kati said...

Yeah, you couldn't imagine American Halloween without it!

-Kati

RaeAbigael said...

I never heard about this. I never knew that candy corn exists! seriously, wow, want to taste it!

xoxo, rae
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Imogen said...

How do you know all this.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I don't like the taste of candy corn, but I love the colours. Great for photography!

Anonymous said...

and I am so glad he did!!!! I love candy corn!!!

Christine said...

wow been around a long time.

Adam said...

you don't want to, trust me. Candycorn is like Christmas fruitcake, nobody is sure why it's there.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

It's so teeth-achingly sweet!

DEZMOND said...

we don't have those here. Is it chewy or hard?

Pat Hatt said...

Wow never knew it had been around that long

Pilar Domínguez said...

This type of candies don´t exist in my country. Kisses:)

stephen Hayes said...

We used to push them over our teeth and pretend we were dragons.

Fundy Blue said...

Love candy corn! I miss all those school Halloween parties ~ candy corn always turned up!

Theresa Mahoney said...

Looks pretty in photos, but is it every yucky!

The Happy Whisk said...

I never heard that term before, American Halloween.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I think it should totally count as a vegetable.

Anna-Alina said...

Never ate and even never heard about this.

Linda said...

Funny, I never liked it.