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October 30th is National Candy Corn Day!

Posted on October 30, 2018

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Happy National Candy Corn Day

Did you know candy corn started as a gimmick to prove the goodness of corn sugar?

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Here are today’s facts to know about Candy Corn:

  • One serving of candy corn contains only about 140 calories.
  • Candy corn has 3.57 calories per kernel.
  • More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end.
  • Halloween accounts for 75% of the annual candy corn production.
  • A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins.

Today’s Food History

  • 1815 Andrew Jackson Downing was born. American horticulturist, author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’ (1845) and editor of the ‘Horticulturist’ periodical.
  • 1894 The first U.S. patent for a time clock was issued to Daniel Cooper of Rochester, New York.
  • 1990 ‘Ice Ice Baby’ by Vanilla Ice is #1 on the charts.

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October 30th is National Candy Corn Day!

Posted on October 30, 2017

High-res version

Happy National Candy Corn Day

Did you know candy corn started as a gimmick to prove the goodness of corn sugar?

#NationalCandyCornDay


Here are today’s facts to know about Candy Corn:

  • One serving of candy corn contains only about 140 calories.
  • Candy corn has 3.57 calories per kernel.
  • More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end.
  • Halloween accounts for 75% of the annual candy corn production.
  • A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins.

Today’s Food History

  • 1815 Andrew Jackson Downing was born. American horticulturist, author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’ (1845) and editor of the ‘Horticulturist’ periodical.
  • 1894 The first U.S. patent for a time clock was issued to Daniel Cooper of Rochester, New York.
  • 1990 ‘Ice Ice Baby’ by Vanilla Ice is #1 on the charts.

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October 30th is National Candy Corn Day!

Posted on October 30, 2015

Here are today’s five thing to know about Candy Corn:

  1. One serving of candy corn contains only about 140 calories.
  2. Candy corn has 3.57 calories per kernel.
  3. More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end.
  4. Halloween accounts for 75% of the annual candy corn production.
  5. A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins.

Today’s Food History

  • 1815 Andrew Jackson Downing was born. American horticulturist, author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’ (1845) and editor of the ‘Horticulturist’ periodical.
  • 1894 The first U.S. patent for a time clock was issued to Daniel Cooper of Rochester, New York.
  • 1990 ‘Ice Ice Baby’ by Vanilla Ice is #1 on the charts.

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October 30 is National Candy Corn Day

Posted on October 30, 2014

Here are today’s five thing to know about Candy Corn:

  1. One serving of candy corn contains only about 140 calories.
  2. Candy corn has 3.57 calories per kernel.
  3. More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end.
  4. Halloween accounts for 75% of the annual candy corn production.
  5. A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1815 Andrew Jackson Downing was born. American horticulturist, author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’ (1845) and editor of the ‘Horticulturist’ periodical.
  • 1894 The first U.S. patent for a time clock was issued to Daniel Cooper of Rochester, New York.
  • 1990 ‘Ice Ice Baby’ by Vanilla Ice is #1 on the charts.


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National Candy Corn Day

Posted on October 30, 2013

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National Candy Corn Day

Five Food Finds about Candy Corn

  • One serving of candy corn contains only about 140 calories.
  • Candy corn has 3.57 calories per kernel.
  • More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end.
  • Halloween accounts for 75% of the annual candy corn production.
  • A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins.

Today’s Food History

1815 Andrew Jackson Downing was born. American horticulturist, author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’ (1845) and editor of the ‘Horticulturist’ periodical.

1894 The first U.S. patent for a time clock was issued to Daniel Cooper of Rochester, New York.

1990 ‘Ice Ice Baby’ by Vanilla Ice is #1 on the charts.

October 30 – National Candy Corn Day

Posted on October 30, 2012

5 Star Recipe from MyRecipes.com

National Candy Corn Day

Five Food Finds about Candy Corn

  • One serving of candy corn contains only about 140 calories.
  • Candy corn has 3.57 calories per kernel.
  • More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year. That equates to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon nearly four times if laid end-to-end.
  • Halloween accounts for 75% of the annual candy corn production.
  • A cup of candy corn has fewer calories than a cup of raisins.

Today’s Food History

1815 Andrew Jackson Downing was born. American horticulturist, author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’ (1845) and editor of the ‘Horticulturist’ periodical.

1894 The first U.S. patent for a time clock was issued to Daniel Cooper of Rochester, New York.

1990 ‘Ice Ice Baby’ by Vanilla Ice is #1 on the charts.

  

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