National Carmel Corn Day
Facts on Carmel Corn
- Caramel corn is an American confection made of popcorn.
- The popcorn is coated with a sugar or molasses based caramel candy shell.
- The shell is made by heating the sugar or molasses until it browns and becomes thick, producing a caramelized candy syrup.
- A light version of carmel corn was introduced at The Chicago Worlds Fair in 1893
- The combination of caramel and corn dates back at least as far as the 1890s.