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Candy Trivia

  • Americans eat approximately 26 pounds of candy each year. This is split equally between candy and chocolate.

  • In 2000 Halloween was the top candy holiday totaling $1.985 billion in sales. Halloween was followed by Christmas totaling $1.435 billion,   Easter totaling $1.856 billion, and Valentine's Day totaling $1.059 billion in sales.

  • In the Gallup survey taken in 1998 43% of U. S. adults said their favorite flavor was chocolate.

  • In 1999 Americans consumed 7.1 billion pounds of candy.