Chocolate and Candy Trivia

Chocolate and Candy Trivia



-Seven billion pounds of chocolate and candy are manufactured each year in the United States.

-Chocolate is America's favorite flavor. A recent survey revealed that 52 percent of U.S. adults said they like chocolate best. The second favorite flavor was a tie (at 12 percent each) between berry flavors and vanilla.

-Chocolate manufacturers currently use 40 percent of the world's almonds and 20 percent of the world's peanuts.

-Seventy-one percent of American chocolate eaters prefer milk chocolate.

-The Midwest and the Northeast consume more candy per region than the South, Southwest, West or Mid-Atlantic states.

-The melting point of cocoa butter is just below the human body temperature -- which is why it literally melts in your mouth.

-Older children are significantly more likely to prefer chocolate than younger children (59 percent of 9-11 year-olds prefer chocolate vs. 46 percent of 6-8 year-olds), according to a recent survey.

-Denmark has the highest per capita consumption of candy in the world at 29.5 pounds.

-Americans over 18 years of age consume 65 percent of the candy that's produced each year.

-According to a recent survey conducted by NCA/CMA, candy is the No. 1 choice among children for afternoon snacking.

-Younger children are more likely than older children to prefer hard candies.

-About 65 percent of American candy brands have been around for more than 50 years.

. Source: National Confectioners Association/Chocolate Manufacturers Association

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Chocolate and Candy Trivia