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Country: South Africa
Best-selling candy: Beacon Sweets & Chocolates
Who makes it: Tiger Brands
Annual sales: $69 million
What is it: Assorted candies
South Africa's most popular candymaker is Beacon Sweets & Chocolates, a division of Tiger Brands. The company sold $69 million worth of chocolate bars, licorice, gummy fruit, and fizz pops—more than double what they grossed in 2001.