Valentine’s Day Candy

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Valentine’s Day is two days away and folks are expected to drop 1.7 billion dollars for their sweethearts. The most popular candies bought for Valentine’s Day by state are pretty similar. In the state of Texas it’s heart shaped boxes of chocolates, nearly 700,000 pounds will be sold, followed by conversation hearts and Hershey chocolates. In the states that touch Texas, New Mexico’s favorite is chocolate roses. Followed by heart shaped boxes of chocolates and candy necklaces. Oklahoma favors conversation hearts, heart shaped boxes of chocolates and chocolate roses. Arkansas prefers Hershey kisses, conversation hearts and Ghirardelli gift box and Louisiana likes conversation hearts, heart shaped boxes of chocolates and cupid corn, Valentine’s Day version of candy corn.I ‘ll go with the conversation hearts for what, a couple of bucks?

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