This holiday season, which is the 8 weeks leading up to Christmas, the National Confectionary Association estimates holiday candy sales will add up to $1.93 Billion. That’s a 2% increase over last year.
The National Retail Federation projects that the average consumer will spend $110 on candy and food, twice what they’ll spend on decorations.
The Candy Store took at survey of over 50,000 CandyStore.com customers to find out what each state's favorite Christmas candy is.
Red and green M&M's are the top candy in eight states. Christmas Pez dispensers and candy were also the favorite in eight states.
SOUTH CAROLINA FAVORITES:
NORTH CAROLINA -- Pez
GEORGIA -- Candy Canes
Check out each state's favorite here.