Most Popular Candies by State

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Most Popular Candies by State


Fox News

Chocolate, candy, chocolate, flowers. As Valentine’s Day approaches, these are the places to think right now.

Who doesn’t love candy for Valentine’s Day? According to a report by, candy consumption nationwide has grown by 47.05% since last year, so it’s safe to say that many Americans will be indulging in chocolate or other sweets this February. In fact, according to its data review, 83% of Americans eat more than five servings of candy a month.

The two candies that dominated their discoveries? M&M’s is the most popular candy in 20 states and Skittles is the most popular candy in 17 states.

Other candies that have become the most popular candies in the states include KitKats, Snickers and Reese’s, and only in Nevada – Starburst.

For this survey, the team used data from Google Trends.

Check out your state’s favorite candy in the infographic below.

chocolate beansConfectionary consumption rose 47 percent last year. (iStock)

If you’re not sure what to do with your leftover Valentine’s candy, how about a peanut M&M pancake with maple sauce or a malt hot chocolate with Whopper to liven up the candy?

To view’s full report, click here.

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