A new report has identified every state’s favorite Valentine’s Day candy, and Utah appears to be focused on chocolate.

What happened

Zippia.com — a job-hunting website — recently put together a new map that identifies every state’s favorite Valentine’s Day candy just days ahead of the romantic holiday.

  • Utah’s favorite candy was identified as “Dove chocolate.”
  • Interestingly, Dove chocolates were preferred over Lindt Lindor chocolates throughout the entire country.
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Some other findings

  • The report found 45 out of 50 states preferred chocolate candies as their favorite.
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries were the most popular candy across the country.
  • Chocolate roses and M&Ms were the second most popular.
  • California enjoyed candy necklaces more than any other candy.
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Methodology

The report used Google Trends data to determine which candy people search for more than others. The researchers defined Valentine’s Day candies as those that had a peak search volume on the holiday.

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