Happy National Candy Corn Day!

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The day before Halloween is National Candy Corn Day, a bewildering celebration of arguably the most reviled candy in the country.

It seems like the best way to celebrate is to check out what’s available for Halloween this weekend:

You can also check out NEWS10’s community calendar for even more spooky options.

Here are some important candy corn facts:

  • Candy corn is not a vegetable
  • George Renninger of Wunderle Candy Company created the controversial candy in 1888
  • Roughly 9 billion kernels of candy cold are sold every year, according to the National Confectioners Association
  • Ingredients include corn syrup, sugar, water, marshmallows, fondant, and carnauba wax

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