National Candy Month

Chocolate, candy sales hit all-time high

Chocolate, candy sales hit all-time high

AVENTURA, Fla. — Chocolate and candy sales in 2021 were up 11% over 2020 and 15.4% over 2019, according to the third annual State of Treating report published by the National Confectioners Association. The report, released Monday at the 2022 State of the Industry Conference, said confectionery category hit $36.9 billion in retail sales in 2021 and is projected