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This map shows the most popular holiday candy in every state

Kae Lani Palmisano

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Halloween may get the street credit for being all about candy, but when it comes to the holiday season, Americans buy more and eat more of the sweet stuff. According to the National Confectionary Association, Americans will buy $1.93 Billion worth of candy within the 8 weeks leading up to Christmas, with the average consumer spending around $110 on holiday candy and food.

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But what are Americans buying? After surveying 50,000 customers around the country, the folks at CandyStore.com have determined what the most popular holiday candy is in every state. Have you ever wondered if you’re the only one who eats all of the reindeer corn (Christmas’ take on candy corn) before Christmas or needs to have peppermint bark for the holidays? Chances are you’re not alone and there’s a whole state full of candy lovers like you!

Seasons Eatings!

”ChristmasSource: CandyStore.com

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Kae Lani Palmisano

About Kae Lani Palmisano

Kae Lani Palmisano is the Emmy Award-Winning host of WHYY's Check, Please! Philly, a television show that highlights dining throughout the Philadelphia region. She also writes and hosts WHYY’s Delishtory, a digital series exploring the history of food.  As a freelance food and travel writer, she has been published in KitchenAid Stories, Resy, USA TODAY, 10Best, Roads & Kingdoms and more.  

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