Fun Candy Facts

What were the four original flavors of Life Savers as introduced in 1921? Grape, Orange, Lemon, and Lime

Who created the first, mass-produced candy bar? John Cadbury

What candy has the slogan, “It melts in your mouth, not in your hands?” M&M’s

This candy bar was included in U.S. soldiers’ rations during World War II? Heath Bar

What M&M color was discontinued in the 1970s? Red (because of a food coloring controversy); a safer red-colored M&M was reintroduced in 1987.

This candy bar makes you “feel like a nut. Almond Joy (got nuts, Mounds don’t)

How much chocolate and candy are produced in the United States each year? More than seven billion pounds are manufactured each year.

Why can chocolate melt in your mouth? Because the melting point of cocoa butter (main ingredient in chocolate bars) is just below body temperature.

Which U.S. holiday sees the highest candy sales? Halloween, followed by Easter, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day

When is National Candy Corn Day? October 30, the day before Halloween, is celebrated as National Candy Corn Day. More than 20 million pounds of candy corn are sold each year in the United States.

What was the original name of the Sugar Daddy candy on a stick? The “Papa Sucker”

Which five flavors are included in a package of Bottle Caps? Cola, Cherry, Grape, Root Beer, and Orange