CandyStore.Com Claims This is MN’s Favorite Candy…Do You Agree?
In case you needed a reason to splurge on sugar, June is National Candy Month.
Curious to know what each state's favorite candy is, The Daily Meal reached out to CandyStore.com to find out. While exact sales numbers weren't provided, here's the low-down on the most popular candies per state over the last 18 months.
M&M's were the most popular candy in a total of 13 states including our neighbors in Wisconsin and nearby Illinois. Skittles weren't far behind with popularity in 10 states. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups were third most popular in only seven states including South Dakota. Sour Patch Kids were fourth most popular candy in 4 states including North Dakota and Iowa.
So where's that put Minnesota and with what candy?
Well, according to CandyStore.com (again, keep in mind this is an online candy store and doesn't necessarily reflect actual candy sales elsewhere), Minnesota's favorite candy is...Twix! The only other state to share our appreciation for the caramel cookie-bar is Utah.
Lone candies enjoyed by only one state are Swedish Fish (Kentucky), Milky Way (New Hampshire), and Hershey's Bar (Michigan).
Here’s the complete list:
Alaska: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
California: Jolly Ranchers
Connecticut: Kit Kat
Delaware: Sour Patch Kids
Kentucky: Swedish Fish
Louisiana: Sour Patch Kids
Michigan: Hershey bar
Missouri: Kit Kat
Nebraska: Sour Patch Kids
Nevada: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
New Hampshire: Milky Way
New Jersey: M&M’s
New Mexico: Snickers
New York: Snickers
North Carolina: Skittles
North Dakota: Sour Patch Kids
Oklahoma: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
Pennsylvania: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
Rhode Island: Skittles
South Carolina: Skittles
South Dakota: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Tennessee: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Vermont: Jolly Ranchers
West Virginia: Jolly Ranchers
Wyoming: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
So what do you think -- is Twix really Minnesota's favorite candy?