Most Popular Valentine’s Candy by State

January 25, 2019 GMT

Valentine’s Day is a spendy holiday. People buy indulgences and gifts like jewelry and flowers, and candy is one of the top ones.

Candy sales are expected to exceed $1.8 Billion this year.

Here’s a map of the favorite Valentine’s Day candy in every state.


Valentine’s Day Candy Quick Facts

*43% 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.


*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.