Most Popular Valentine's Candy by State

Do Floridians prefer roses, chocolates or traditional conversation hearts?

February 11, 2020
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There is research for everything even what each state prefers for Valentine's Day: candy, flowers, jewerly? Well, broke it down again for us state by state what is very popular for the romantic holiday.

We will be spending on Candy a whopping estimated $2.4 Billion this Valentine's Day. 

So what is the most popular Valentine's Day candy in Florida? Well, Floridians are tad traditional going for the Heart-Shaped Box of Chocolates first; second would be the Conversation HeartsChocolate and third would be Roses. Click here to see the sweet favorites of other states.

Valentine’s Day Candy Quick Facts from

  •  43% of people said they will buy themselves a box of chocolates this year.
  •  58 million pounds of chocolate are bought during Valentine’s Day week.
  •  The peak selling period for conversation hearts is only 6 weeks long.
  •  It takes manufacturers 11 months to produce enough for those 6 weeks.
  •  Vodka infused with candy remained popular with conversation hearts last year.
  •  Children receive 39 percent of all Valentine’s Day candy and gifts.

So do you agree? Heart chocolates first on your list this Valentine's Day? Honestly, anything chocolates is first on my list any day! ~grace