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10 American Candies you Need To Try

Everyone has their favorite “go-to” candies and we are awestruck by American candy. This led us to consider… which is the most adored American candy? We’ve compiled the top 10 candy items that are popular in America.


Let’s begin with the famous candy brand M&Ms! They were first introduced in America in 1941, and as of 2003, M&M’s have been available in more than 100 countries. M&Ms coated with chocolate candy from Mars Confectionary can now be available in a variety of flavors such as almond, peanut butter pretzel, crispy dark chocolate, caramel. One of our favorites are the M&Ms Chocolate Peanut Butter Box, which is filled with delicious peanut butter M&Ms and the best part is that they are melted in the mouth and not on your fingers!

M&M Top Fact Did you not know it was Mars copied the concept of M&Ms in the 1930s in the Spanish Civil War when Frank C. Mars saw soldiers eating British-made Smarties. He was impressed by the chocolate pellets and colored shells that prevented melts of the candy.

Reese’s Pieces

They are known all over the world for their tasty selection of products made from peanut butter from chocolate bars to peanut butter spreads, Reese’s are high on the top of the popular US candy list of. We particularly love the Reese’s pieces of peanut candy coated with butter Try them out in this Reese’s Pieces Theatre Box; absolutely delicious. If you’re looking to indulge yourself, why not try the Reese’s Mystery Selection Box chock with delicious peanuts.

Reese’s Movie Facts Did you know that Reese’s work became extremely popular in 1982 when they included in the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Jolly Ranchers

Produced in the USA by The Hershey Company, the Jolly Rancher American candy brand are known for their delicious hard candy such as gummies fruits, fruit chews lollipops, and beans. If you’re a fan of hard candy, then this is the choice, then it’s much better as Jolly Rancher Original Hard Candy. It’s one of our top selling products, so why not pamper your taste buds with these delicious fruity treats.

Jolly Rancher Fun Fact – In 1948, Bill and Dorothy Harmsen established The Jolly Rancher Company in Denver, Colorado and chose the name to create the impression of a warm Western business.

Sour Patch Kids

The vegan-friendly American candies were sold with a catchy slogan “Sour. Sweet. Gone.” refers to their sweet-sour taste. In case Sour Patch Kids are top of your top American list of candy, then do not miss out on the opportunity to buy yourself an Sour Patch Kids Bag and relish the original sweet and sour taste that is imported in the USA.

Sour Patch Kids Fun Fact 2011 was an interactive game that was based on Sour Patch Kids called World Gone Sour.

Tootsie Roll

As the first penny-sized chew that was individually wrapped and individually wrapped, The Tootsie Roll has been enjoyed in America since 1907. The mildly chocolate-flavored taffy-like candy is in a category of its own, with similar characteristics to caramels and taffy but isn’t the same. Take Your Tootsie Roll fill with the Tootsie Rolls Midgees Bag. delight in chocolatey treats that are covered in a smooth and crisp chocolate coating.

Tootsie Roll Fun Facts Fun Facts about Tootsie Roll Tootsie creator Leo Hirschfield named the candy after his daughter Clara who was known as “Tootsie”.


Although the first Twizzlers were made of liquorice, in the present the most sought-after flavor can be described as Twizzlers Strawberry Twists that account for 70% of the Twizzlers manufactured. The first Twizzlers were created in the year 1929 in 1929 by Young and Smylie, one of the oldest confectionery companies in the United States which now produces enough Twizzlers liquorice for going around the world forty times a year!

Twizzlers Record New Record Fact Twizzlers Recording Breaking Fact Young and Smylie hold the world record for the longest ever liquorice twist, measuring 1200 feet (370m) long.

Swedish Fish

These popular fish-shaped chewy candy candies were first made in the 1950s to be sold on consumers in the US market. Take a look; you can indulge in the soft, sweet and chewy fishy candy at no cost since they’re an ‘fat-free food’, as it states that on the packaging! They’re gluten-free as well. What are you waiting on? buy Swedish Fish right now.

Swedish Fish Fun Fact The original Swedish Fish sweets originated in Sweden and were then made in the shape of fish to represent how fishing had been an integral part of Sweden’s diet and culture.

Hershey’s Kisses

Hershey’s Kisses are an iconic American confection since 1907 with their distinctive conical form with a flat top. The chocolate-based solid small Hershey’s Kisses are in a reusable wrapper and are ideal for decorating cakes, or for snacking on.

Hershey’s Kisses Fun Fact Hershey’s were referred to as “Kisses” due to the sound and motion that the machine produced when it placed the chocolate onto the conveyor belt.

Milk Duds

Another of Hersey’s most loved items are Milk Duds, little balls of sweet and chewy caramel. Milk Duds are great for eating or cooking with. While they might be an American favorite however, you can buy Milk Duds here in the UK.

Milk Duds Dud Fact – The idea behind”milk duds” Milk Duds came from the fact that it was difficult to create a round candy and therefore, they were called “duds”.


It’s described as a ‘one-of-a-kind”, the Nestle Butterfinger Bar is layers of crispy peanut butter base that’s covered in chocolate. It was invented in 1923, and throughout the years, there have been variations from bite-sized Butterfinger Snackerz to cookies made from Butterfinger chocolate pieces.

Butterfinger The fact is that around 1 626,000,000 Butterfinger bars each year are being made.

We carry a variety of America’s most loved sweets and candy If you are unable to locate your favorite American candy, do contact us.