Who loves Candy Corn?

With Halloween upon us, today is a great day to celebrate National Candy Corn Day!

Did you know that this candy was created by George Renninger of Wunderle Candy Company in the late 1800′s? He created this sweet candy to represent the colors of corn kernels.

Originally,the candy was made by hand using corn syrup, sugar, water, marshmallows, fondant and carnauba wax (a wax made from the leaves of a palm tree). Today, it’s produced using machines, although the original ingredients are still used in the recipe.

Grab a bag and enjoy!


Do you have a favorite Halloween candy? Please share your comments below.

Mine’s chocolate!

Author Josie Riviera writes Historical, Inspirational, and Sweet Romances. She lives in the Charlotte, NC, area with her wonderfully supportive husband. They share their empty nest with an adorable Shih Tzu who constantly needs grooming and an old house forever needing renovations.

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6 Responses to Who loves Candy Corn?

  1. Lizzi Newton says:

    I LOVE candy corn, Butterfingers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and and the impossible to find in the US REAL Cadbury chocolate (the kind with the tofffee pieces.)

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  2. Yummy post! Thanks for the reminder that I want some candy corn.

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  3. Josie says:

    LOL! Me, too, Linda.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Pamela Devereux says:

    My daughter went as candy corn one year. It was so funny because kids in her class had no idea what she was but when she went out trick or treating, all the adults knew. My all time favorite is snickers.

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  5. Josie says:

    Pam, what a cute and clever idea for a costume. I like anything chocolate… 🙂


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