Leading Online Candy Store Candy Crate Reveals Top Summer Sweets


Candy Crate, one of America’s leading online candy stores, identifies the top 10 candies consumed during summer time in America. The survey was titled “What is Your Favorite Summertime Candy?”  Findings for the July 2013 survey were based on 2100 responses from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Men and women, ages 18 – 70, cast their ballot for the sweet they enjoyed most during the summer season.  A mix of traditional, sweet, and sour candies took the top 10 positions with Salt Water Taffy sweeping the top spot with more than 25% of the votes.

Favorite Summer Candy in Order of Popularity:

  1. Salt Water Taffy
  2. Gummy Bears
  3. Jelly Fruit Slices
  4. Tootsie Rolls
  5. Sour Patch Kids
  6. Sixlets
  7. Zotz
  8. Astro Pops
  9. Watermelon Gummy Rings
  10. Jolly Ranchers

Other popular summer sweet treats that came in with 5% or less of the votes include Lemonheads, Licorice, SweeTarts, Pop Rocks, Warheads, and a classic summer treat – frozen chocolate bars (Charleston Chews, Milky Way, and 3 Musketeers).