What Candy Corn is Made Of


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Candy corn is made from sugar, corn syrup, glaze, egg whites, honey glycerin, mineral oil, wax, and salt, with coloring added.  Each piece of candy corn contains about 6 calories. About 20 million pounds of candy corn is sold annually, the vast majority of which is purchased for Halloween.   Candy Corn was invented in the 1880s by George Renninger of the Wunderlee Candy Company.

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