The jelly bean stars are aligning this year. Easter and National Jelly Bean Day are back to back on April 21st and 22nd, creating the perfect storm for a jelly bean ...more
Candy Facts & Trivia
Did you know Hershey’s produces enough Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in one year to feed one to every person in the USA, Japan, Europe, Australia, China, Africa and India? Or that that Purdue University used a robotic licking machine to determine that, on average, it takes 364 licks to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop? Well you do now!
The world of candy is full of fascinating facts, and we’ve made it our mission to gather them all here in the Candy Trivia section of the CandyStore.com blog. Learn something new about your favorite brands of candy today and impress your friends by sharing one of our sweet pieces of trivia over your social networks.
Easter is a giant candy holiday. Did you know more is spent on candy for Easter historically than for Halloween itself? Depending on whose data you look at, Easter is ...more
Necco is gone now, but for a long time it was the oldest continually operating candy company in America. (That honor now falls on Doscher's). They created some ...more
Valentine's Day is about love and romance and spending money to demonstrate them. Last year, the National Retail Federation predicted a slight drop off in in Valentine's ...more
By Clair Robins - firstname.lastname@example.org It may not seem like a huge sweets holiday, but the Christmas candy season really is. Think about all the baking and decorating ...more
Hover over the map above to see the top 3 most popular Halloween candies in each state. Do your state's choices surprise you? The top Halloween candy in your state ...more
June 5, 2018 By Clair Robins email@example.com The arrow is pointing up for spicy candy right now. Maybe you've noticed Jolly Ranchers has a hot variety now? ...more
It's National Junk Food Day! That means you're allowed to pig out all you want. And to help you, we found the top 10 worst candies based on calories, sugar, and fat ...more
On Memorial Day, we honor those who have fought (and continue to fight) for our freedom. But there are also some unsung heroes that have graced the battlefields: candy! ...more
By Clair Robins - firstname.lastname@example.org Using the CandyStore.com jelly bean sales data from the last 10 years and SurveyMonkey and Facebook polls of over 12,000 candy ...more