BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. -- Black licorice leads the way when it comes to chomping down on your favorite jelly bean come Easter.
Such is the latest report by CandyStore.com which rated the flavor as the number one pick in New Jersey with peach and cherry right behind it.
Americans gobble up more than 16 billion of the chewy candies on Easter. You can see the full report HERE .
The top five flavors nationally are black licorice, buttered popcorn, watermelon, cherry and cinnamon. Tell us your top picks in our comments or on Facebook.
Another piece of "sweet" news: National Jelly Bean Day is Saturday, April 22, so stock up, Bergen.