Edmonson Voice Report:
We've all been there. Grandma offers you a handful of that hard stuff that's been sitting in the dish since the 70s, or you're gifted a package of that--whatever. It seems to sell this time every year, but you're not having it. Do others agree with you or are you out in left field?
Well, a recent survey from Candystore.com has resulted in the worst Christmas candy for 2022.
Candystore.com surveyed 9,000 of their retail customers and asked them for their vote for worst Christmas Candy.
#10: The Chocolate Orange. Survey comments:
#9: Peppermint Bark: Comments:
#8: Ribbon Candy: Comments:
#7: Peeps: Comments:
#6: Old Fashioned Hard Candy Mix: Comments:
#5: Non-Peppermint Candy Canes: Comments:
#4: Lifesavers Storybooks: Comments:
#3: Cherry Cordials: Comments:
#2: Reindeer Corn: Comments:
And the number one....
#1: Christmas Nougat Candy: (number one 4 out of the last 5 years) Comments:
In addition, honorable mention this year was the classic peppermint candy cane.
The Candystore.com team responded to the idea that standard candy canes could be considered here with comments like, "What are these people thinking?! This is a huge seller and adorns a large number of peoples Christmas trees not to mention the general decor of pretty much everywhere in December. It's objectively extremely popular. Why is it hated at all?"
However, the theory: dislike is stronger for things we see a lot of. If one is never reminded of a thing's existence, that thing is less likely to upset them. Whereas, if it's everywhere they go...
--original article published by Candystore.com was written by Ben George.