June Is National Candy Month! What Are The Top Summer Candies?

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Whether you’re heading to the beach, the pool, out for a hike, or just to your backyard – chocolate and candy can add some sweetness to your summer. Recently, Lauren Boland and Carly Schildhaus, spokespeople for the National Confectioners Association, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss the top summer candy types and provide fun ways to celebrate National Candy Month.

A recent survey from the National Confectioners Association revealed that:

  • 94% of Americans who say they’ll go camping this summer will bring chocolate and candy along.
  • 93% of Americans who say they’ll go on a road trip this summer will bring chocolate and candy along.
  • 89% of Americans who say they’ll go to the beach this summer will bring chocolate and candy along.

81% of consumers agree that it is completely fine to treat yourself with chocolate or candy occasionally and 77% of consumers feel physical health and emotional well-being are connected.

Top 3 Most Popular Summer Candies

1. Chocolate

2. Gummies

3. Hard Candy

Top 3 Most Popular Summer Candy Flavors

1. Strawberry

2. Watermelon

3. Cherry

For more information, visit NationalCandyMonth.com

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