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Valentine's Day Candy Quick Facts


Last updated 2/9/2021 at 10:18am

This map shows the most popular Valentine's Day candy in every state, according to retailer

• 47% 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. Wow!

• 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.


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