The Most Popular Valentine’s Day Candy in Every State
Valentine's Day is one of the top candy holidays in this country. You know, besides all of the other candy holidays. We eat a lot of candy as a society.
Anyway, CandyStore.com just analyzed their last 10 years of sales between January 1st and February 14th to figure out the most popular candies for Valentine's Day.
Heart-shaped boxes of chocolates seemed to have a lock on the top spot as the most popular candy, but just last year. Conversation hearts finally took over as number one. Those candy hearts are the best seller in 19 states and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are the best seller in 13 states.
Chocolate roses are the third-most popular, they're number one in five states. Illinois' favorite candy is chocolate roses, conversation hearts and M&Ms fell just behind. Iowa's favorite is M&Ms, second is conversation hearts and third is the Ghirardelli gift box.
Alabama is the only state where candy necklaces are the most popular Valentine's Day candy.