Is Candy Corn the Best or Worst Candy


Is Candy Corn the Best, or the Worst Candy?
By Santiago Rodriquez

Some people like candy corn and some don’t like it. When You go to pick out candy, would you rather get candy corn or any type of candy? Candy corn has been around since the 1800s and has always maintained its popularity.
The name of the company that makes it is called Jelly Belly Candy
Company. 49% of people taking a survey said they like it and 23% of
people thought it was gross. More people like candy corn than hate it and 9 billion pieces of candy corn will be made this year, 35 million pounds of candy corn are produced each year! The amount of candy corn in a 1lb bag is approximately 220 pieces. Around Halloween and fall is when Candy Corn becomes the most popular. When I first tried candy corn, I liked it for a while but then I lost the taste that I once had for it. Since then, I have not liked it and the reason why I don’t like it is because of the amount of flavor that is in the candy corn. There are three different flavors and there is a lot going on, having just one flavor in candy is better tasting than having multiple.
The ingredients to make candy corn are sugar corn syrup, confectioner’s glaze, salt, dextrose, gelatin, oil, honey, yellow 6, yellow 5, and red 3. There are many different flavors of candy corn. Some are Brach’s peanut butter cup candy corn, Brach’s apple mix candy corn, Brach’s sea salt chocolate candy corn. While a lot of people like it, candy corn is the most disliked candy, while Reese’s peanut butter cups came on top as the most beloved candy. Surprisingly Candy Corn is actually the best Halloween candy for your health and at the bottom of the list is chocolate. Nineteen pieces of this ultimate Halloween candy has 140 calories, no fat and 32 grams of sugar. If you leave unopened and properly stored, candy corn can last for six to eight months