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Most Popular American Candy in 2022

The USA is one of the most popular countries in the world, and with so many states offering a unique experience, it's the perfect holiday destination. Let's not forget that the USA also provides some awesome food and confectionery, with weird and wonderful flavours.

There's something for everyone, and at Appleton Sweets, we stock the finest USA confectionery. So, which treats top the list for 2022?

Let's find out.


The iconic M&M's are a firm favourite with candy lovers worldwide, and they continue to be among the most famous American candies. These chocolate buttons are perfect for sharing and come in various flavours.

While M&M'S originally had a chocolate centre and crispy outer shell, there are now plenty of versions to choose between, including the infamous peanut flavour. Or, you can enjoy the crisp centre, hazelnut centre and crispy mint flavour.

Reese's Pieces

Reese's Pieces

If you're looking for something different, why not try Reese's Pieces? Reese's is probably the most famous confectionery brand that offers peanut butter-based treats in the USA and is also popular in the UK.

The pieces are perfect if you enjoy a bite-sized snack, or you can choose the peanut butter cups, which are so decadent but packed with protein.

Jolly Rancher Hard Candy

Jolly Rancher is a well-known brand that produces hard candy, and its flavours are to die for. If you're looking for something fruity, you'll love the green apple and watermelon flavours.

Or, if you prefer something a little more unusual, why not try the Jolly Rancher Fire Stix? These cinnamon-flavoured sticks are perfect for those who enjoy a bit of spice.

There's also the option of Sour Jolly Ranchers, which are ideal if you're looking for a tart treat. Flavours include blue raspberry, green apple and watermelon.

Red Vines

Red Vines are the perfect American candy for those who love all things fruit and liquorice. These chewy treats are made with real fruit juice, and they're so moreish that you won't be able to stop at just one.

If you're looking for something different, why not try the Cherry or Black Liquorice flavour? Or, if you want to stick to the classic taste of strawberry, go for the Original Red Vines.

AirHeads Bites

These tangy treats are perfect for those with a sweet tooth and come in an assortment of flavours. While the original Air Heads are white mystery flavour, you can now choose between cherry, orange, blue raspberry and grape.

If you want something a little more unusual, why not try the Extreme AirHeads? These come in sour green apple, sour cherry and sour watermelon flavours.

3 Musketeers

The 3 Musketeers chocolate bar is perfect for those looking for a light snack, as it's made with fluffy mousse. While milk chocolate is the original flavour, you can now find dark chocolate and mint variations.

It's similar to the UK Mars bar, and 3 Musketeers bars are undoubtedly one of the most beloved chocolates in the USA.

Tootsie Rolls

These chewy sweets are perfect for those who love chocolate, and they come in a variety of different flavours. While the original Tootsie Roll is chocolate flavoured, the company decided to update their range with some delicious fruity combinations.

You can now also find lime, lemon, vanilla, cherry and orange variations, which are all delicious. We stock a range of delicious wholesale American candy, including Charm's Tootsie Rolls, which are so moreish but worth it.

Life Savers Five Flavors

These iconic fruity sweets are perfect for those who enjoy a refreshing treat. The five flavours are watermelon, raspberry, cherry, orange and pineapple.

While the original Life Savers were created in 1912, the company didn't introduce the Five Flavors until 1935. They're always top sellers and are one of the most beloved American candies.

Jelly Belly 

Jelly Bean

Jelly Belly Beans are the perfect sweets for those who want to indulge their sweet tooth, but with a bit of variety. These beans come in over 50 different flavours, which include everything from chocolate pudding to cappuccino.

If you're looking for something fruity, you'll love the watermelon or strawberry flavours. Or, if you want something more unusual, why not try the green apple or root beer float flavour?

No matter your preference, we're sure you'll find a Jelly Belly Bean that you'll love. They're one of the most popular candy choices worldwide, with many weird and wonderful concoctions.

Smarties Candy Rolls

Not to be confused with British Smarties, which have a crispy shell and chocolatey centre, Smarties Rolls are chewy sweets with a range of delicious flavours.

The candy rolls themselves are made with real fruit juice, and they're so moreish that you won't be able to stop at just one. Flavours include strawberry, orange, lemon and grapefruit.

Better still, these sweets are vegan friendly, so they're perfect as a cost-effective salute to the stars and stripes.


Well, we couldn't leave Hershey's out, could we? That would be sacrilege! The infamous chocolate is the USA's version of our Dairy Milk, and it's also made its way over to the UK in recent years.

Many versions of Hershey's, including Kisses bite-sized treats. You can also choose between milk and dark chocolate or the Cookies and Cream bar, which features a white chocolate base with cookie pieces.



These are one of the most popular sweets in America and are a rainbow of delicious flavours. While the original Skittles are orange, lemon, grapefruit, strawberry and lime flavoured, you can also find tropical and sour variations.

The tropical Skittles include flavours such as passion fruit, kiwi and mango, while the sour Skittles have flavours such as green apple, blackberry and raspberry.

The Bottom Line

Well, there you have it; the best confectionery from the USA. With so many options available, you can find some delicious variations, including chocolate, chewy sweets and hard candy. At Appleton Sweets, we offer some of the best deals on USA wholesale confectionery, with plenty of choices available.

Better still, you can get speedy delivery, which is free for orders over £250. Whether you own a sweet shop or just love stocking your cupboards with delicious candy, you won't be disappointed with the choice available at Appleton's.