There’s a candy cane shortage this Christmas
(CNN) - The key ingredient to a lot of holiday treats is in short supply.
Candy canes are the latest item becoming harder to find as the nation gets closer to the two-year mark of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the Department of Agriculture, peppermint production has declined nearly 25% over the past decade.
Candy stores said even though there is not an abundance this year, the candy canes in stock are flying off the shelves.
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