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Facts about Lollipops

October 18th, 2009

I love them and you love them. Here are some amusing facts about Lolli’s.

-The world’s largest lollipop was made in June 25, 2002. It was as tall as a Giraffe(15 feet tall) and about the weight of 23 full grown tigers. Oh ya it was Cherry flavored.

- There are many things named after Lollipop, movies, songs, paintings etc..

- The original lollipop machine would produce 40 Lollipops per minute but the modern ones make 5,900 a minute.

- The national lollipop day is July 20th.

-Lollipops were first made in 1908, in Connecticut by George Smith. He had named it after a horse he fancied, Lolly Pop.

-In the Midwest Lollipops are known as Suckers.

- There is a flavor named “A and B only”.

-In 1931, George Smith trademarked the word Lollipop.

-Charles Dickens invented the first modern Lollipop.

-Lollipops are made out of corn sirup and flavors.

- The most popular flavor is Cotten Candy.

-Lollipops were first produced in large scale (for commercial use) in the 1920s.

  1. alisha newsome
    November 17th, 2010 at 15:36 | #1

    i like sucking on lollipops … ;P so does mah friend shastina slatoff ;P

  1. October 19th, 2009 at 04:58 | #1