The Most Popular Candy in the World

M&Ms

M&Ms

Reese’s peanut butter cups, Sweettarts, Smarties: these were the candies I traded for on Halloween night. But remarkably, none of these holds the official title of “the most popular candy in the world.”

stead, that distinction belongs to M&Ms. I kid you not.

Personally, M&Ms don’t even make my top ten list, but apparently, I have been outvoted by a majority of the 6.8 billion people on the planet (assuming they all voted). According to BusinessWeek, M&Ms lead all the candies in the world.

However, I find something to be desired in the rigorousness of their research. Hall’s – which we know in the U.S. is a cough drop – also made the list for their incredible popularity in Thailand where not even this ad campaign, where people fly out of a young man’s nose, could diminish the drop’s popularity.

Thailand's favorite candy
Thailand’s favorite candy

So chew on that this Halloween.

 

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4 responses to “The Most Popular Candy in the World

  1. I love the peanut butter m&m’s and the pretzel m&m’s are great too!

  2. Norman Danzig

    I love m&m’s. I think the purple ones taste the best.

  3. Pingback: Halloween Round-up | Kid Culture

  4. reese penut butter cup’ s should be te most populour

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