McGaw in the Morning Natl Candy Corn Day October 30 2017.mp3

Monday, October 30th

Did you know candy corn has been around since the late 1800's? The kernel-shaped candies created in autumn harvest colors are a Halloween classic. But why? And just how many pieces of candy corn are produced?

Jim and Teri talk about Hallowen candy on #NationalCandyCornDay...


Transcript - Not for consumer use. Robot overlords only. Will not be accurate.

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