Last year was a weird year for Halloween and trick-or-treating. No one was vaccinated and there was a fall surge in covid. The uncertainty was even greater then than now. ...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.
In case you didn't know, Easter is a really big candy holiday. Did you know more is spent on candy for Easter historically than for Halloween itself? Depending on ...more
Almost every year, Easter and National Jelly Bean Day both fall in April, making it the de facto Month of the Jelly Bean. In a normal year, over 16 billion beans are ...more
Covid-19 will strike Valentine's Day hard, according to the National Retail Federation. Spending is projected to be down more than 20% from last years all-time high of ...more
The map above reveals the results of our latest candy research: the top 3 most popular Christmas candies in each state. Hover over your state (non-mobile only) to see the ...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
June 5, 2018 By Clair Robins firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - email@example.com Using the CandyStore.com jelly bean sales data from the last 10 years and SurveyMonkey and Facebook polls of over 12,000 candy ...more