10 Fun Facts About Halloween Candy
We all love candy, but there's a lot more to candy than just its sweet taste. Impress your friends and trick-or-treaters this Halloween with these ghoulish candy facts!
If Brach's laid out the kernels from the candy corn it sells each year end to end, they would wrap around the earth 4.25 times!
The "M"s in M&M's stand for Mars and Murrie. Forrest Mars, Sr. and Bruce Murrie launched the candy.
The Reese in Reese's Peanut Butter Cups is a reference to former Hershey employee by the name of Harry Burnett Reese who created the famous candy in the 1920's.
How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? A licking machine designed by students at Purdue University needed 364 licks on average.
When this candy was introduced in the 1930's, it was in three separate parts of chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla. Hence the name, 3 Musketeers.
These bars weren't named after our home galaxy, but actually came from a type of malted milkshake that was popular in the 1920's.
The word PEZ is derived from the German word, Pfefferminz, which means peppermint. Huh?
Up until the 1930's, this caramel candy was actually called the Papa Sucker.
During Ronald Reagan's 1981 inauguration, Jelly Belly served up more than three tons of beans!
During WWII, Tootsie Rolls were added to soldiers' rations because of their durability in all weather conditions.