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The first type of candy eaten by people was likely honey and honeycomb, which has been eaten for at least 10,000 years.

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Pieces of sugar were produced by boiling sugarcane juice in ancient India and consumed as Khanda, dubbed as the original candy.

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The history of candy dates back to the caveman who created the idea of candy by eating honey combs and honey. Candy can be traced back as far as 1500BC ...

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It is believed that candy dates back to the ancient Egyptians at around 2000BC. Candy production began in late 16th century. In the years after the WWI, ...

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Welcome to our History of Candy page! When you love candy, you may start thinking about yourself as a sort of candy aficionado. You know all the ins and outs ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-candy-and-desserts-1991766

Sep 15, 2016 ... By definition, candy is a rich sweet confection made with sugar or other sweeteners and often flavored or combined with fruits or nuts. Dessert ...

www.groovycandies.com/candy-timeline-history

Enjoy many reading about many familiar names in this American Candy historical timeline! Take a trip down candies memory lane.

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/a-cultural-history-of-candy-103534197

Oct 29, 2010 ... Samira Kawash writes the blog “Candy Professor” and is working on a book about the cultural and social history of candy in twentieth-century ...

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2010/10/how-candy-and-halloween-became-best-friends/64895

Oct 21, 2010 ... Samira Kawash researches and writes on the cultural and social history of candy in 20th-century America. She is professor emerita, Rutgers ...

www.lifescript.com/diet-fitness/articles/archive/diet/eat-well/the_delicious_history_of_candy_bars.aspx

Do you know the history of the candy bar? Read these fun facts about your favorite chocolate bars....