Every weekday until Halloween, I'll be offering up trivia treats about sweets you're likely to encounter on October 31. Or, in today's case, October 31, 1900.
1) Popcorn balls were one of the most popular treats in the late 1800s and early 1900s. (Photo courtesy of Tomorrow's Friendly Food.)
2) Popular flavorings during that time period included orange and lemon juice, rose, peppermint, honey, vanilla, molasses and sugar.
3) 30 percent of popcorn in the U.S. is sold at circuses,... READ ON