I mention Halloween because SKITTLES are several states Xmas faves. Well, I guess they do have green and red colors in them LOL.
Here are some other facts to know:
*1.76 Billion candy canes are produced every year for the holiday season.
** Approximately 150 million chocolate Santas are produced annually.— The largest candy cane in the world was made in Switzerland. It was 51 feet long.
*** December 26th is National Candy Cane Day.
**** Canada spent $362M (USD) in Dec 2014 on candy, confectionery & snack foods.
****** 59% of holiday sales are expected to be online.