30 Fascinating Facts About All That Candy You Love

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Valentine's Day is almost here, when a person's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of candy. With that in mind, here are the strangest, most surprising facts our readers could find about candy in its various forms.

Special thanks to Amomaxia for suggesting this topic. Please direct your complaints about weight gain or cavities to him.

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HOW MANY LICKS DOES IT ACTUALLY TAKE TO REACH A TOOTSIE POP'S CENTER? (It's more ? SUCXER SUPORT SUOCER than three.) MOTOR ? 2 ? SPONGE 25'RADUS Engin

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

In the '70s, red M&Ms were discontinued due to a misplaced health concern surrounding the ingredient of the red dye. That was until Paul Hethmon, a bo

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You might think that the 10M/ tasty fruit chew candy is safe Starurst for vegetarians, but youd be wrong. They contain gelatin; rendered from beef! CR

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Ronald Reagan used jelly beans as a test of character. You can tell a lot about a fella's character by whether he picks out all of one color or just

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Entry by TheClam

??2 CRACKEDcO N D TDH ? WLYO/ e 02 AR Mystery Flavored Dum-Dums are the result of one flavor ending on the production line, and another beginning.

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Entry by YappyDoo

Jawbreakers can actually EXPLODE. A Jawbreaker once BLEW UP in a g-year-old's face after being leit out in the sun. Microwaving a Jawbreaker can also

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

War gum, anyone? Wrigley's chewing gum was taken Off the civilian market due to wartime rationing during World War II. SHOES RATIONING BOARD WAR BOOK

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Entry by Scott Laffey

As unpleasant CRACKEDoO as many people seem to find circus Peanuts, they did beget something AWESOME... LUCKY CHARMS!: The cereal WHOLE was GRAIN awys

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Entry by YappyDoo

In the 1880S when it was first invented, CANDY CORN was originally marketed as Chicken Feed. CRACKED COM

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Entry by TheClam

Up until the early 90s, the UK labeled Snickers bars as Marathon bars MARATHON This was due to the fact that Snickers, sounded an awful lot like kn

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Entry by Ann Jimenez

William Morrison co- created a machine to make 'Fairy Floss OR AS we Know IT TODAY, COTTON CANDY. ALSO, MORRISON WAS A DENTIST, BECAUSE, IRONY. CRACKE

AOVE Hearts Conversation most popular the were Day candy Valentine's U.S. in 2018. in the beat heart- They even boxes of shaped chocolates. The Necco

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Entry by YappyDoo

SOUR PATCH KIDS were originally called Mars Men during the UFO craze in the 1970s. sou SOUR PATCH vids: BRE mareyLy The name change didn't happen un

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Entry by Scott Laffey

30 Fascinating Facts About All That Candy You Love

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IN ILLINOIS, YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED SALES TAX FOR YOUR TWIX OR YOUR KIT-KAT. Nestle Kitkat have TWV a break BOTH TWIX AND KIT-KATS ARE NOT CONSIDERED

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Entry by YappyDoo

PEZ The candy PEz is A E an Fmt OFEFFERMINZ abbreviation DAS FEINE tttes do TEBBOX otf the word piefferminz which means pepperminti in German. CRACK

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Entry by Buttersnix

THE NAME HARIBO COMES FROM THE FIRST TWO INITIALS OF THE FOUNDER'S FIRST NAME, LAST NAME AND THE NAME OF HIS HOME TOWN. HANS RIEGEL FROM BON NN, GERMA

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Musketeers 240 A pack of 3 Musketeers used to come in three pieces as per its name, and was large enough to share. CRACKED.OON

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Entry by Hestutomo

Baby Ruth once sued Babe Ruth for using his own name. NOESS BabyRitn Baby Ruth candy bars were introduced in 1920, the same year baseball legend Babe

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Entry by Scott Laffey

NE K155 LU'y INE. SMILE S SND n L HE 53H3 -DOe Conversationl hearts weren't originally t-shaped. They began as cockleshells, and later evolved into sh

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Entry by sesu

The most arousing scentto women is the smellot Good and Plenty candy... mixed with cucumber. While testing different scents, the Smell & Taste Treatme

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

CRACKEDOON Michele Ferrero, the kinder SURPRISE inventor of Nutella, Kinder Eggs, and Ferrero Rocher, was fercely protective of his recipes, reputedly

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Entry by Hestutomo

Bubble gum is typically pink because the company where it was invented only had pink coloring Wobbe 3ubb3 Mubbe yobb r Bubble gum was invented by Walt

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Entry by ERRiley

CRACKEDCON Salt Water Taffy is not, nor has it ever been, made with sea water. CANDY SHOPPE YES WERE OPEN Custs ICE CREAM Legend has it that an 1883 s

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Entry by JarOCats

The filling between the wafers of a Kit Kat Crisp wafers is made of other, broken, rejected Kit Kat bars, which are ground up and reused.

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Entry by sesu

Itused to take 27 hours to make a Peep. Back in the 1940s, every chick was hand-made and air-dried, SO it took 27 hours to make a tray full of them. N

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

During the Renaissance,l marshmallows were used as a remedy for a sore throat. These early 7marshmallows were madefrom an herb plant known as ALTHAEAO

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CRACKED.OONT K Have you ever opened a box of hocolat Duds Milk D & Caramel Chocolate with made NET WT OZ (141 g) olote 8 only to wonder why the heck t

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Entry by sesu

Buttered popcorn is America's favorite jelly bean flavor This jelly bean's salty and sweet taste has made it the most popular one in America. Surveys

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Entry by PookieJones

White chocolate isn't chocolate at all. Instead of cocoa solids, it's made from cocoa fat.