Here’s A List Of The Most Popular Candy In Every State And Two Brands Are Slugging It Out For The Top Spot

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If you weren’t aware – and you probably were clueless – June is National Candy Month.

Candy – is there any problem it can’t solve?

It’s delicious, relatively cheap, and makes a person forget life is a big turd for a few minutes.

In honor of National Candy Month, The Daily Meal reached out to one of the most popular online candy stores, to find out which candy each state likes best.

While the website didn’t provide exact sales numbers, the results are pretty evident – the country loves Skittles and M&M’s.

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In case you can’t read the map, here’s the complete list.

Alabama: Skittles
Alaska: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Arizona: Skittles
Arkansas: M&M’s
California: Jolly Ranchers
Colorado: M&M’s
Connecticut: Kit Kat
Delaware: Sour Patch Kids
Florida: Skittles
Georgia: Skittles
Hawaii: Skittles
Idaho: Starburst
Illinois: M&M’s
Indiana: Skittles
Iowa: Starburst
Kansas: Snickers
Kentucky: Swedish Fish
Louisiana: Sour Patch Kids
Maine: M&M’s
Maryland: Snickers
Massachusetts: Skittles
Michigan: Hershey bar
Minnesota: Twix
Mississippi: M&M’s
Missouri: Kit Kat
Montana: M&M’s
Nebraska: Sour Patch Kids
Nevada: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
New Hampshire: Milky Way
New Jersey: M&M’s
New Mexico: Snickers
New York: Snickers
North Carolina: Skittles
North Dakota: Sour Patch Kids
Ohio: M&M’s
Oklahoma: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
Oregon: M&M’s
Pennsylvania: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
Rhode Island: Skittles
South Carolina: Skittles
South Dakota: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Tennessee: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Texas: M&M’s
Utah: Twix
Vermont: Jolly Ranchers
Virginia: M&M’s
Washington: M&M’s
West Virginia: Jolly Ranchers
Wisconsin: M&M’s
Wyoming: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Do you agree with the rest of your state?

[via The Daily Meal]


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