National Candy Corn Day History
National Candy Corn Day seeks to promote the orange, yellow, and white candy whose primary ingredients are sugar, corn syrup, and marshmallow cream. This day serves as a way for fans of candy corn to spread their joy of the sweet waxy candy.
The origins of National Candy Corn Day are unknown. The candy however, was invented by George Renninger in the late 1880s. Renninger worked for the candy company Wunderle but, his recipe was eventually sold to the Goelitz Confectionery company in 1898. National Candy Corn Day is observed annually on October 30th.
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