3. Candy corn has always been associated with autumn because corn has traditionally been associated with fall harvest. Candy corn became tied to Halloween when people started handing out candy to trick-or-treaters in the 1950’s, according to The Atlantic.
4. In the 1920s, candy corn was also nicknamed “chicken feed” and sold in a box with a rooster on the front. One 1951 advertisement tried to convince consumers to eat it year-round without luck.