A few excerpts:
-Jelly Belly might have created the blue jelly bean for Reagan’s inauguration, but the president favored the licorice flavor.
-How many licks to the center of a Toostie pop? 364 licks — get counting.
-What is the Dum Dum lollipop’s “mystery flavor”? It’s the flavor that results when one flavor ends on the production line and another picks up.
-Believe it or not Cheerios once paired its cereal with Circus Peanuts candy
— those spongy, thumb-size orange candies. Although not a success, it did inspire Lucky Charms. <- Found that one gross, but very interesting
-Swallowing gum…no it won’t stay in your stomach for years. It will pass normally.
-Milk Duds are actually duds, a mistake. Initially, the manufacturer wanted nice round balls. When the machine failed, the imperfections of the duds stuck.
More at the link above.