MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Black licorice is one of those flavors you either love or hate. But if you live in Minnesota, one survey says you most love it.

Candystore.com has released its ranking of the favorite jelly bean flavors across the United States.

According to their findings, Minnesota ranks black licorice as the top most-beloved jelly bean flavor, and places said flavor second overall in the U.S.

The country’s top jelly bean flavor this year is none other than buttered popcorn, so there’s truly no accounting for taste.

Wisconsin’s favorite jelly bean flavor, by the by, is watermelon. Iowa loves cherry, South Dakota loves strawberry, and North Dakota joins Minnesota in backing black licorice.

Minnesota’s next two favorite flavors were toasted marshmallow and coconut.

Here were the top 5 favorites:

  • Buttered Popcorn
  • Black Licorice
  • Cinnamon
  • Watermelon
  • Cherry

And here were the bottom five

  • Maple
  • Vanilla
  • Cream Soda
  • Raspberry
  • Pomegranate
  1. Shirley Munz says:

    YES for black jelly beans. I buy SEVERAL BAGS of just black.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.