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Is Buttered Popcorn your favorite jelly bean flavor? Survey says, probably

Americans eat more than 16 billion jelly beans every year on Easter, and while some people happily gobble them down by the handful, others are more particular about their flavor choices. Candystore.com analyzed more than 10 years of sales data as well as SurveryMonkey and Facebook polls of more than 12,000 candy consumers to determine the most loved flavor in each of the 50 states and the most loved flavors overall. With the results in, it’s clear that Buttered Popcorn is America’s favorite jelly bean flavor. It’s smooth, salty flavor is an interesting cross of savory and sweet. Despite the number of people who despise black licorice, the controversial flavor came in second place. Other top polling flavors included cinnamon, watermelon, cherry, juicy pear, orange, and green apple. Source: CandyStore.com Individual states could either love or loathe their results. Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, Colorado, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and New Jersey all put…

Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs Are Most Popular Easter Candy This Year

It’s official. Peeps have been dethroned. America’s favorite Easter candy is no longer the iconic sugar coated, bird-shaped treat. According to a recent survey conducted by RetailMeNot, the newly crowned king of spring Easter celebrations is Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs. The bite-size version of the classic peanut butter-filled treats are reportedly what people want to find most is their candy baskets this year. Reese’s eggs beat out Peeps by nearly 20 percent. Top 5 Easter Treats of 2017, According to RetailMeNot Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs (53%) Chocolate bunnies (48%) Jelly beans (48%) Hershey’s Eggs (45%) Peeps (34%) Only 48 percent of survey responders say they plan on buying candy at all this year, but those who do estimate they will spend about $57. At $3 a bag, you could buy nearly 20 bags of this year’s candy favorite, but be sure to save a little cash for…