Easter Candy Fun Facts

Published On April 13, 2017 | By clukas | Blogs, Middays

After Halloween, Easter is the biggest candy consuming holiday… 120 million pounds of candy are bought each year. And that means 120 million pounds are consumed.– The tallest chocolate Easter egg ever made was made in Italy in 2011. It was 34 feet high and weighed over 16,000 pounds. It was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant

– Peeps are the most popular non-chocolate Easter candy, we buy over 700 million of them

-We consume over 16 million jellybeans, kids prefer red jellybeans

-90 million chocolate bunnies, 91.4 billion eggs and 700 million Peeps are produced each year in the U.S. alone

-76% of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first, 5% go for the feet and 4% go for the tail

-Adults prefer milk chocolate (65%) over dark chocolate

-75% of kids are willing to do extra chores for more Easter candy

-57% of kids will get up super early to see what the Easter bunny brought them

Households spend an average of $131 on Easter… I better go now…I have a craving for chocolate ~ chrislukas

 

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