When did candy corn debut?

  • 1850
  • 1876
  • 1898 correct

    George Renninger, an employee at the Wunderlee Candy Company in Philadelphia, created the original recipe for candy corn in the 1880s. However, the Goelitz Confectionery Company - now called Jelly Belly Candy Co. - sold the first commercialized version of the multicolored confection in 1898. Source: Time

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