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America's Favorite Chocolate Candies

Revenue Generated: $60.8 million Unit Sales: 62.2 million Peter Paul Candy Manufacturing, which was established in 1919, didn’t invent the Almond Joy bar until 1946. Designed as the nuttier sibling to Mounds, it’s made of sweetened coconut, topped with two almonds and covered in dark chocolate. Cadbury purchased Peter Paul in 1978 and Hershey bought the company’s US operations in 1988.

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10. Almond Joy

Revenue Generated: $60.8 million
Unit Sales: 62.2 million

Peter Paul Candy Manufacturing, which was established in 1919, didn’t invent the Almond Joy bar until 1946. Designed as the nuttier sibling to Mounds, it’s made of sweetened coconut, topped with two almonds and covered in dark chocolate. Cadbury purchased Peter Paul in 1978 and Hershey bought the company’s U.S. operations in 1988.

Source: The Hershey Company, SymphonyIRI Group

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