Candy Canes and Christmas
Candy canes have been a delectable treat for over three hundred years, though it’s origins lacked the peppermint flavor and stripes by which we identify them today. This fact is easy to gloss over until one realizes that three hundred years ago sugar was only just becoming readily available with the planting of sugar cane in the Caribbean.
While candy canes origins have always rightly been associated with the church, it’s not in the way that most people have come to believe. No, it’s origins are a little less saintly.
Check out our quick and fun history on the candy cane. It’s a sweet treat sure to occupy a minute or two of your time.