Buttered popcorn and black licorice are perhaps the fissest Jelly Bean flavors ever created. But there is a reason why the Jelly Belly factory erupts them year after year: in 13 US states, people scour their bags of sugar beans specifically to to reach the black or yellow speckled beans, according to CandyStore. coms interactive map of the most popular gummy bears by state.
Buttered popcorn is the number one choice in most states after being identified as a favorite flavor in California, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, and Connecticut. "Our fans are vehemently talking about buttered popcorn," said Rob Swaigen, vice president of marketing, Jelly Belly Candy Company, in 201
If this card gives an indication, the buttered popcorn will go nowhere. Black liquorice is not the third most common jelly bean in America, right after cinnamon. The CandyStore.com map is based on 11-year sales data and the results of a survey conducted by more than 12,000 candy lovers. The site also recently ranked the 10 worst Easter sweets, and generic jelly beans are the sixth most sweetened sweetener among respondents. "These gummy candies dried out of brands are either cracked or look like they're ready to crack," commented one survey participant.
As it turns out, people are pretty much about their favorite taste and brand of Jelly Bean. So your state is rooted in cherry, juicy pear or root beer? Find out in the map below.