Valentine’s Day Facts:

  • While women make 75% of chocolate purchases all year long, during the days and minutes before Valentine’s Day, 75% of the chocolate purchases are made by men.
  • Over $1 billion of chocolate is bought for Valentine’s Day.
  • About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year. That’s the largest seasonal card sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas.
  • The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. Red stands for strong feelings, which is why a red rose is a flower of love.
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