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Published Monday, December 15, 2014

Mmm. Needs Sugar.

Early on in the Charlie Brown Christmas Special, the Peanuts Gang are standing outside trying to catch snowflakes on their tongues.  As Lucy complains about early Winter snow, Linus, in agreement, says, “Mmm.  Needs sugar.”  It should come as no great surprise that sugar consumption rises dramatically during the holiday season—but the numbers can be truly staggering. And like the surge in retail sales that come during the holidays, sugar sees a similar surge, with nearly 30% of annual sales coming in the last two months of the year alone.

 

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