The Most Fascinating Stories Behind Your Favorite Candy

Candy is a great thing to have. People from all age groups love to enjoy something sweet and sugary from time to time. The best part is when it’s Halloween and the kids get to go trick-or-treating. But, whenever you’re picking through their candy, it makes you wonder how some sweets got their name.

These intriguing stories behind things like Twizzlers, Skittles and Sour Patch Kids will blow you away.

Airheads Got Thier Name From Steve Burner’s Kids


What would you call your friend who did something silly? Steve Burner, who invented the candy, asked that to his children.

One of them up with Airhead and, according to Burner, he’s heard that it takes a generation for a candy name to become part of the collective consciousness.