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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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Like candy? Like history? Like Candy Professor? Then you'll LOVE my book, Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure. Get it now, before it goes all sticky and  ...

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The Haunted History of Halloween Candy. October 31, 2014 By Elizabeth Nix. For most American kids, it wouldn't be Halloween without trick-or-treating for ...

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Sweets: A History of Candy [Tim Richardson] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone loves ...

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 ...