Fun Facts: Candy & Snacks

  1. 3 Musketeers candy originally came divided into 3 individual pieces - vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate. The 3 Musketeers bar was introduced in 1932 by Mars.
  2. Did you know candy's not always a good thing? Just ask Hansel and Gretel.
  3. Weighing in at 9,722.39 lbs, the world’s largest chocolate bar was manufactured in Armenia.
  4. Apples are made of 25% air. This is why they float!
  5. The only edible food for humans that will never go bad is honey.
  6. Boston candy maker William Schrafft urged people to send his "jelly bean" candy to Union soldiers fighting in the Civil War. Jelly beans have been an American candy favorite since then.
  7. Cotton candy, ironically, was co-invented in 1897 by William James Morrison, a dentist from Nashville, TN.