Treats like chocolate, candy, gum and mints are a fun part of the summer months and liven up many celebrations, and this year in particular, their special role is more important than ever before, the NCA said.
As the country recovers from the effects of COVID-19, the intangible connection that consumers feel when enjoying chocolate and candy is as vibrant as ever, and the NCA has unveiled the top summer candy types and flavours:
Top Three Summer Candy Types:
- Hard Candy
“Whether you’re headed to the beach or to the pool, out for a hike or just to your backyard, chocolate and candy can add some sweetness to the summer,” John Downs, NCA president & CEO, said. “With more retailers joining us in this fun and unique national awareness moment, we are bringing the National Candy Month celebration to more and more people nationwide.”
As well as the fun factor, confectionery can also be a healthy indulgence, and the NCA said most Americans believe that physical health and emotional wellbeing are connected.
The NCA’s NationalCandyMonth.com portal is great resource for consumers looking to strike the balance between managing their sugar intake and enjoying their favourite treats while having fun this summer.