ORLANDO, Fla. – Forget the freshman 15, many Americans are dealing with the “COVID-19.”
During the pandemic, go-to comfort food seems to be chocolate.
Sales of chocolate have been on the rise since mid-March.
During the 17-week period that ended on June 27, people bought $3.7 billion worth of chocolate. That’s a 6.3% increase from the comparable period last year, according to Nielsen.
Mars Wrigley, which sells brands like M&M’s and Snickers, says online growth has been stronger in recent months.
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