Most Popular Valentine’s Candy by State
Valentine’s Day is a spendy holiday. People buy indulgences and gifts like jewelry and flowers, and candy is one of the top ones.
Candy sales are expected to exceed $1.8 Billion this year.
Here’s a map of the favorite Valentine’s Day candy in every state.
Valentine’s Day Candy Quick Facts
*43% of people said they will buy themselves a box of chocolates this year.
*58 million pounds of chocolate are bought during Valentine’s Day week.
*The peak selling period for conversation hearts is only 6 weeks long.
*It takes manufacturers 11 months to produce enough for those 6 weeks.
* Vodka infused with candy remained popular with conversation hearts last year.
*Children receive 39 percent of all Valentine’s Day candy and gifts.