Every year, Americans eat about 16 billion jelly beans on Easter alone! If you're stressed about what flavors to pack your Easter baskets with, don't worry. A study ranking favorite flavors by state might help you choose well-liked jelly beans.
CandStore.com compiled data from their jelly bean sales, SurveyMonkey, and Facebook polls to rank the favorite flavors in each state. They ranked the top 30 flavors across the country using 12,000 survey responses and more than 10 years of sales data.
Top 10 flavors:
- Buttered Popcorn
- Black Licorice
- Juicy Pear
- Green Apple
- Toasted Marshmallow
So what is the Badger State's favorite? Is there a Cheesehead flavor? If there was, it would probably get our vote.
Wisconsin's favorite flavor is Watermelon! This classic jelly bean flavor is sweet and delicious, landing it the fourth favorite in the country. Wisconsinites' next choice is Juicy Pear, followed by Cotton Candy. We may appreciate strong flavors when it comes to our cheese, we prefer classic jelly bean flavors.
Source: 10+ years bulk candy sales data from CandyStore.com.