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 video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/zmhC2qP6y7M
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
3. Hard Candy
Top 3 Most Popular Summer Candy Flavors
For more information, visit NationalCandyMonth.com
About the National Confectioners Association (NCA) :
The National Confectioners Association is the trade organization that advances, protects and promotes the unique role of chocolate, candy, gum and mints in a happy, balanced lifestyle and the companies that make these special treats. Through advocacy and regulatory guidance, communications, industry insights and retail and supply chain engagement, NCA helps foster an environment that enables candy makers to thrive. Confections are produced in all 50 states, creating jobs for approximately 54,000 workers in more than 1,300 manufacturing facilities across the country. Learn more at AlwaysATreat.com or follow NCA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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