How are lollipops made?

Answer Lollipops, also known as suckers, date to England in 1784. "Lolly" is an English dialect for tongue, thus a pop for the tongue. Machines are used in modern lollipop production, but early pops were ... Read More »

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Who invented lollipops?

The American lollipop may have begun when the now-defunct McAviney Candy Co. sold candy that had hardened on stirring sticks, but there is no documented evidence. However, historians agree that the... Read More »

Who invented Dum Dum lollipops?

Akron Candy Company invented Dum Dum lollipops in 1924. Sales manager I.C. Bahr chose the name because he felt it was something even a small child could pronounce. Spangler Candy purchased the Dum ... Read More »

How to Make Lollipops?

Lollipops are pieces of candy on a stick. You hold the stick and lick, bite or suck the candy. Usually, they're made from candy glass, which is essentially melted sugar with some flavoring and food... Read More »

What Are the Dangers of Lollipops?

Lollipops are distributed at local businesses, handed out during certain holidays, and are even given directly to your child from your family doctor after a routine checkup. For all you know, your ... Read More »