Chocolate is considered a type of candy. Candies, which are available in numerous flavors, include products such as nuts and fruit that are combined with chocolate. As candy is a byproduct of dissolved sugar, it includes chocolate as well.
The category "candy and confectionery" includes candy of all sorts and types. Examples of candies are popcorn, nuts, and other products in combination with sugar, chocolate or honey, such as peanut brittle or cotton candy.
Chocolate is made up of various ingredients such as cocoa butter, vanilla, sugar, cocoa liquor and sometimes milk. The flavor of chocolate varies depending on the ingredients and preparation.