Caramel was invented in the 1850s, a true American original based on the process of caramelizing sugar. Soon, people added caramel to everything from chocolates to a new treat called candy bars. Today caramel is one of the nation's favorite candies. Creamy caramel in the traditional style, first made in 1883 in Kentucky. 4 oz. (5 caramels) in a heat-sealed bag with the history on the label. Easy to store, easy to carry, easy to give as a gift, or dig in and enjoy yourself!