Jelly beans and Easter have always gone together. I love jelly beans, and have my favorites. Cinnamon, buttered popcorn, rootbeer, and strawberry. They're all good. According to Come Easter, over 16 billion jelly beans will get gobbled up. That's a whole lot of jelly beans, proving these little guys are still a big deal this time of year.

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There are fifty states in the United States, and each of them has its preferred flavor. Together, let's look into the juicy specifics of what's going on. Let's have a look at the list of the most popular flavors of jelly beans in the United States for this year and take a look at how tastes have evolved over the years.

Let's see what the favorite jellybean flavors are in our region:


  • 3 - Black Licorice
  • 2 - Root Beer
  • 1 - Buttered Popcorn

South Dakota

  • 3 - Pink Strawberry
  • 2 - Cinnamon
  • 1 - Root Beer


  • 3 - Cinnamon
  • 2 - Cotton Candy
  • 1 - Black Licorice

North Dakota

  • 3 - Black Licorice
  • 2 - Cinnamon
  • 1 - Buttered Popcorn

As the Easter season approaches, it's clear that jelly beans are more than just a sweet treat—they're a beloved tradition across the nation. With over 16 billion jelly beans consumed during this festive time, it's evident that their popularity knows no bounds. From classic flavors like buttered popcorn and root beer to regional favorites like black licorice and cinnamon, each state has its own unique palate. So, as we delve into this year's list of the most loved jelly bean flavors across the U.S., let's savor the diversity of tastes and celebrate the joy these colorful candies bring to our Easter baskets and beyond.

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