GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Candy Consumption Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"In Japan, Valentine's Day candy consumption is dominated by "giri-choco" or obligation chocolate."

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"In the U.S., candy sales see a significant spike during the holiday season, accounting for 25% of annual sales."

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"The average American consumes about 22 pounds of candy each year."

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"A staggering 600 million pounds of candy are sold in the U.S. each year for Halloween alone."

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"Children in the U.S. consume the most candy, averaging 67 pieces of candy during Halloween."

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"Nearly 30% of annual candy sales in the U.S. occur in the week leading up to Easter."

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"Skittles are the top-selling non-chocolate candy in the U.S."

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"Chocolate is the most popular candy in the United States, making up around 60% of all candy consumption."

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"An estimated 75% of U.S. adults consume candy at least once a week."

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"The sales of candy increase by 2% annually in the United States."

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"The global candy market is estimated to be worth around $210 billion as of 2022."

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"Sugar-free candy options represent approximately 10% of the overall candy market."

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"About 10% of candy is consumed daily by children aged 2-18 in the U.S."

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"Americans purchase over 90 million pounds of chocolate candy during Halloween week."

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"76% of Americans proactively buy candy for Halloween festivities."

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"Americans spend around $2.7 billion on Halloween candy each year."

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"Mars and Hershey dominate the candy market, with a combined market share of over 60% in the U.S."

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"The average European consumes nearly 24 pounds of candy annually, slightly more than the average American."

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"The global sugar confectionery market is projected to grow with a CAGR of 4.9% from 2020 to 2025."

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"Around 35% of parents reportedly eat their children's Halloween candy."

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