Why is it called candy corn?

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Candy corn it is a popular candy during the Halloween season here in the U.S. It’s sweet, chewy, and tastes a bit like a flavored marshmallow. People tend to really like it or really hate it.

Here is a picture of candy corn:

Candy Corn

……and HERE is a picture of why it’s called candy corn:

Candy Corn A-ha!

Cool, huh?

INTERESTING TRIVIA
  1. The Goelitz Confectionery Company, now called Jelly Belly, began making candy corn at the turn of the century.
  2. Goelitz initially named candy corn “Chicken Feed.” Boxes were illustrated with a rooster logo and the slogan, “Something worth crowing for.”
  3. Jelly Belly makes 28,000 pounds of candy corn every 8 hours.
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INTERESTING REFERENCES
  1. Buzzfeed – This Is Why It’s Called Candy Corn
  2. MyFox8.com – Why is it called candy corn? And 5 other strange facts about the sweet
  3. USA Today – Halloween fave: 10 spookily sweet candy corn facts

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Interesting. I never realized that.