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Country: United Kingdom
Best-selling candy: Cadbury's Dairy Milk
Who makes it: Cadbury (CBY)
Annual sales: $852 million
What is it: Milk chocolate bar
According to the European candy trade group Caobisco, the British are the second largest consumers of chocolate in the world, annually eating more than 19 lbs. per capita. Cadbury's Dairy Milk, which the company plans to make certifiably Fairtrade in the U.K. and Ireland by the end of the summer 2009, is the most popular chocolate bar with over $852 million in sales.