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Who Invented M&M’s and Other Halloween Candy Origin Stories

The Daily Meal Logo The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 16: <p>As we dive in to prime candy season, it seems only right that we delve into the history of some of these beloved little treats. For instance, did you know that candy corn was originally marketed as “chicken feed,” since the triangular candies looked like the feed farms gave to their fowl? Or that Milky Way candy bars were named after the delicious 1920s malted milkshake and are considered America's first filled candy? There are so many more fun and fascinating facts to be found about the <a href="https://www.thedailymeal.com/holidays/25-most-popular-halloween-candies-america"><b>most popular Halloween candies</b></a><b>.</b></p>

Who Invented M&M’s and Other Halloween Candy Origin Stories

As we dive in to prime candy season, it seems only right that we delve into the history of some of these beloved little treats. For instance, did you know that candy corn was originally marketed as “chicken feed,” since the triangular candies looked like the feed farms gave to their fowl? Or that Milky Way candy bars were named after the delicious 1920s malted milkshake and are considered America's first filled candy? There are so many more fun and fascinating facts to be found about the most popular Halloween candies.

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