The country that consumes the most sugar confectionery per capita is Denmark. In 2000, the average person consumed 8.3 kg (18 lb 5 oz).
In comparison, the USA was the seventh highest consumer with 4.5 kg (9lb 15 oz) The UK did not feature within the top ten consumers but 4.0 kg (8lb 13 oz) of sugar confectionery was consumed per capita. Source: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
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