Valentine's Day Candy Quick Facts
Last updated 2/9/2021 at 10:18am
• 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.