Interesting Facts About The Candy Industry

Candy has been one of America’s favorite treats for a very long time now. However, most people have little knowledge about the history of the product. Today, we’re going to present you with a few interesting facts you need to know. Not only will they give you something to talk about at dinner parties, but they will also help you to understand better the evolution of the treat. You can take a look at the infographic if you want to learn more.

Candy Corn is one of the best selling candy products of all time. It was first released in 1880, and it is still being sold in stores around the country to this very day.

Tootsie Rolls were first introduced in 1896, and most people are unaware the product was named after Leo Hirshfield’s daughter.

Toblerone was put on sale in 1908. The delicious Swiss milk chocolate was designed and created by Theodor Tobler.

Dum Dums lollipops first reached our shelves in 1928. They were called that because the manufacturers wanted to make it easy for small children to repeat the brand name. What a fantastic marketing trick.

By 1930, the Mars family created the nutty Snickers bar. It was named after their horse.

As you can see, there are many interesting facts surrounding the history of the candy industry. Now it’s time to browse through some more information featured on the infographic below. There is so much to learn that you might want to put half an hour aside to take it all in.

Infographic By Candy Favourites


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