Why candle companies are a big hit with the US market

The US is home to the world’s largest candle market, according to data from the Australian National Firebranding Council (ANFC), which reported last week.The market in Australia is also one of the biggest in the world, with about 70 million candles sold annually, compared to about 25 million in the US.The ANFC estimates there are […]

When California’s ‘fall’ candles were the only things keeping people warm

California is the only state in the U.S. to allow all types of fall-candle-related items, such as blankets and towels.The state is also home to a growing number of candles, some of which are being produced in China and sold at candle markets nationwide.“We’re seeing a lot of growth in the fall,” said Kim D’Orazio, […]

How to get the best smelling Christmas candles

The holidays are around the corner and you may have some burning questions about the holiday’s smell.Here are some of the best-selling candles out there, along with tips on how to make your own.1.The Old FashionedChristmasCandle 1,000,000 candles are the perfect Christmas gift for the family or friends who love old-fashioned Christmas.They are the best […]

California candle supply hits ‘critical’ level

CALIFORNIA (AP) The state’s largest-selling candle supply has hit a critical threshold of more than 20 million candles, the state’s biggest retailers say.Bulk candles sold in California in August reached nearly 30 million, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACOS) said Thursday.The industry-supported trade group says demand for bulk candles is strong, and it expects […]

California’s candle supply boom is fueled by demand for home decoration

The supply of candles for California’s most populous state is on a steep rise.In 2017, there were 2,621,000 supply requests for candles, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce.That’s up from 2,569,000 in 2016 and 1,851,000 last year.The demand for candles has been fueled by a rising population, a growing middle class […]