Sweet Facts About Lollipops To Celebrate National Lollipop Day 2021

By Team LatestlyJuly 20, 2021
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Who Invented First Modern Lollipop?

George Smith of New Haven, Connecticut, invented the first modern lollipop in the year 1931.

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And Why Were They Created?

Lollipops were created so people could enjoy candies without getting their hands sticky.

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Origin Story Time

Traditional lollipops that we eat today was created in the 17th century.

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Quite a Record

Tootsie Roll makes and wraps 16 million lollipops a day, which is much more than any other lollipop brand in the world.

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Most-Expensive Lollipop

DeLafée sells the most expensive strawberry-flavoured lollipops with edible gold which cost $90.

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Song About Lollipop

Lil Wayne aka Weezy F Baby made a song about Lollipops in his 2008 hit album “Lollipop”.

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Tequilla Flavour

Lollipops also come in tequila flavour for adults.

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Dum Dum Lollipops

Dum Dum lollipops got its name because the creator thought it would be easier for kids to say the name

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