Hartlepool's five favourite chocolate bars for World Chocolate Day
It’s World Chocolate Day – so it’s the perfect excuse to grab your favourite treat to enjoy with a cuppa.
But as Britain is a nation of chocolate lovers, with the average Brit predicted to consume 7,560 chocolate bars in a lifetime, which one do you choose?
Research by Casino.co.uk has crowned the favourite chocolate bars in Hartlepool and across nearby County Durham. But do you agree with the top five?
Check out the winners in all their glory – from a confectionery counter classic to a childhood top pick.
Cadbury Dairy Milk: A classic chocolate staple. We won’t tell if you’re picking a sharing size bar for yourself …
KitKat Chunky: Whether you’d class it as a chocolate bar or a chocolate biscuit, there’s no denying it’s a favourite.
Smarties bar: That sugar-coated crunch in the big bar of chocolate is a real treat!
Wispa: We’re glad that this bubbly bar is here to stay!
Milkybar Buttons: Designed to make you strong and tough!
Looking across the UK, a Snickers came out on top after being voted as number one chocolate bar in 39 counties.
Toblerone was in second place overall (eight counties) with the Caramac (seven counties) in third.
The annual celebration of chocolate takes place each year on July 7, dating back to 2009.
Chocolate is one of the most popular food stuffs and flavours in the world – enjoyed in bars, biscuits, drinks, desserts and more.
Casino.uk crawled the internet using software by Google Ads to find out which chocolatey snacks had the most clicks in each county.