Ferrero Rocher chocolate and hazelnut confectionery seen in a supermarket.
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No reservations are required this Valentine’s Day, as the pandemic makes romantic dinners out less likely. But chocolate will still be a key part of the celebration, as people express their love not only for their romantic partners but also close family and friends as well.
Eighty-six percent of Americans are planning to purchase chocolate or candy for this year’s Valentine’s Day, according to data released from the National Confectioner’s Association.
“It will probably look a little different in 2021 than other years but certainly that acknowledgement of friends…