U.S. consumers love sweets and snacks, from cookies and chips to pies and cakes.
The used processing and packaging equipment seller found baked goods to be among the most popular, with doughnuts and pies each earning the top spot in 13 states. Ice cream took the top spot in nine states.
Bid-On-Equipment also surveyed 1,016 U.S. about their junk food habits. Just over a third (35 percent) said they eat junk food every day. Most (87 percent) get junk food cravings multiple times a day.
As for reasons why people eat junk food, taste was the top reason (49 percent), followed by comfort (16 percent), convenience (12 percent), stress relief (10 percent) and boredom (4 percent). Additionally, nearly 60 percent of consumers say junk food is an impulse by.
Here are the top junk foods in each state:
|Alabama||Sweet Potato Pies|
|Alaska||Russian Tea Cakes|
|Delaware||Smith Island Cake|
|Florida||Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream|
|Georgia||Sweet Potato Pies|
|Maryland||Smith Island Cake|
|Massachusetts||Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream|
|Mississippi||Sweet Potato Pies|
|Montana||Chicken Pot Pies|
|New Hampshire||Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream|
|New Jersey||Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream|
|New Mexico||Chantilly Cake|
|New York||Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream|
|North Carolina||Sweet Potato Pies|
|North Dakota||Apple Crumble|
|Oregon||Tillamook Ice Cream|
|Rhode Island||Honey Dew Doughnuts|
|South Carolina||Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream|
|South Dakota||Apple Crumble|
|Tennessee||Goo Goo Clusters|
|Vermont||Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream|
|Virginia||Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream|
|West Virginia||Pineapple Upside Down Cake|
|Wyoming||Cake Mix Cookies|