A candymaker in Indiana wanted to make a candy that would be a witness, so he made the Christmas Candy Cane. He incorporated several symbols from the birth, ministry, and death of Jesus Christ.
Claim: Candy canes were created as Christian symbols representing the blood and purity of Jesus.
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Tasty treats associated with winter holidays – candy canes, wassail and gingerbread – have some slightly hazy origins, because the evidence of their histories was eaten.
No, really: We Don’t Know the Origins of the Candy Cane, But They Almost Certainly Were Not Christian is a great article from the Smithsonian Magazine about the history of the various (undocumentable or downright provably wrong) myths surrounding the candy cane’s origin.
Bonus Candy Cane Facts: The largest candy cane ever created was made by candy shop owner Paul Ghinelli in 2001. It measured in at 58 ft. and 2.25 inches (17.74 meters). In making this candy cane, Ghinelli broke his own record set one year previous with a 36 ft. (10.97 m) candy cane. Two years before that, he also set the record at 16 ft. (4.87 m).
Mar 14, 2018 · J for Jesus is the origin of the “hook” in the candy cane? Smithsonian Mag discussion stirs things up a bit in its article entitled, “We Don’t Know the Origins of the Candy Cane, But They Almost Certainly Were Not Christian”.
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Oct 28, 2018 · I saw a brief explanation of the origin of the candy cane in a blog written by Royal Candy Company called Cool Candy Cane Crafts. Not only …
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While we may not know all the details of the origin of the candy cane, we are definitely aware of its continual popularity. Walk down the aisles of any grocery store during the holiday season and you are bound to find walls of assorted candy cane products, in all flavors and colors.
There’s no evidence to suggest candy canes are J-shaped for Jesus, and there’s not even anything to back up the idea they were supposed to represent a shepherd’s crook, either. What we don’t know is exactly what the origin story of the candy cane is, but it’s …