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Food This Is The Most Popular Halloween Candy in America

03:10  27 september  2019
03:10  27 september  2019 Source:   eatthis.com

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Given that America spends .7 billion on candy this time of year, CandyStore.com took it upon themselves back in 2017 to collect 10 years of Halloween sales data for Surprisingly, the candy that finished first in the most states is candy corn, though the tri-colored treats are quite polarizing.

Americans love their candy . In order to determine the most popular candies for this year, we got in touch with our friends at CandyStore.com. They combed their internal sales data to see how many pounds of favorite Halloween candies are bought nationwide.

After gathering 12 years of data of Halloween candy sales, CandyStore.com released their annual map of the most popular Halloween candy in America. Not only that, but this company even released the top Halloween candy for every single state! So what’s the most popular Halloween candy for the country? It’s Skittles!

Map of the most popular Halloween candy in every state© Courtesy of CandyStore.com Map of the most popular Halloween candy in every state

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Skittles is the most popular Halloween candy

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That’s right—between 12 years of sales data from CandyStore.com (a company that delivers bulk candy to retailers and distributors across the country), they found Skittles to be the top sold candy of them all. CandyStore.com evaluates their sales data particularly around the months leading up to Halloween, making sure that the top candies favorited by America are truly the favorites for this spooky holiday. In previous years, Candy Corn was actually rated as the best Halloween candy of all time, but Skittles has snagged the top spot!

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Americans love their candy . In order to determine the most popular candies for this year, we got in touch with our friends at CandyStore.com. They combed their internal sales data to see how many pounds of different Halloween candy are bought nationwide.

Here’s the official lineup of the top 10 Halloween candies in America:

  1. Skittles
  2. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  3. M&M’s
  4. Snickers
  5. Starburst
  6. Candy Corn
  7. Hot Tamales
  8. Tootsie Pops
  9. Sour Patch Kids
  10. Hershey’s

In an effort to appease the little goblins and ghouls that hit the streets trick-or-treating on Halloween, they made sure to point out which candy is the best of the best every year with their findings. So if you plan on impressing the trick-or-treaters in your neighborhood this Halloween, you may want to snag a bulk bag of Skittles or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for your candy bowl!

Every state also has a favorite candy

Along with concluding the top Halloween candy for the country, CandyStore.com also used their data to determine which candy is popular for every single state.

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Americans are expected to spend about billion on Halloween this year. Most of the money is spent on costumes, decorations and candy . What will children wear this Halloween ? The National Retail Federation says princess, superhero and Batman costumes are the most popular choices among kids.

Skittles, M&M's and Snickers are America 's most popular Halloween candies overall, but each state has a favorite treat. USA TODAY.

  • Alabama: Hershey’s Mini Bars
  • Alaska: Twix
  • Arizona: Hot Tamales
  • Arkansas: Skittles
  • California: Skittles
  • Colorado: Twix
  • Connecticut: Milky Way
  • DC: Tootsie Pops
  • Delaware: Skittles
  • Florida: Skittles
  • Georgia: Jolly Ranchers
  • Hawaii: Skittles
  • Idaho: Candy Corn
  • Illinois: Kit Kat
  • Indiana: Hot Tamales
  • Iowa: Candy Corn
  • Kansas: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Kentucky: Swedish Fish
  • Louisiana: Lemonheads
  • Maine: Sour Patch Kids
  • Maryland: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Massachusetts: Butterfinger
  • Michigan: Starburst
  • Minnesota: Skittles
  • Mississippi: Snickers
  • Missouri: Milky Way
  • Montana: Dubble Bubble Gum
  • Nebraska: Salt Water Taffy
  • Nevada: Candy Corn
  • New Hampshire: Starburst
  • New Jersey: Tootsie Pops
  • New Mexico: Candy Corn
  • New York: Hot Tamales
  • North Carolina: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • North Dakota: Candy Corn
  • Ohio: M&M’s
  • Oklahoma: Dubble Bubble Gum
  • Oregon: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Pennsylvania: Hershey’s Mini Bars
  • Rhode Island: Twix
  • South Carolina: Skittles
  • South Dakota: Starburst
  • Tennessee: Tootsie Pops
  • Texas: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Utah: Jolly Ranchers
  • Vermont: M&M’s
  • Virginia: Hot Tamales
  • Washington: Salt Water Taffy
  • West Virginia: Blow Pops
  • Wisconsin: Starburst
  • Wyoming: Salt Water Taffy

CandyStore.com says that the amount of sales from Halloween candy this year is predicted to be about $2.6 billion, and 95 percent of households will buy candy for Halloween this year.

This is the most hated Halloween candy in America

  This is the most hated Halloween candy in America Halloween is great, and candy is great, but not all Halloween candy is great. While we can all (mostly) agree that Skittles, Reese’s, Laffy Taffy and Snickers are tasty, there is one treat that is not just divisive, it’s the most hated Halloween candy in America. Yes, it is candy corn. The Rudest Trick-or-Treating Mistakes Candystore.com surveyed more than 40,000 of their customers, and that orange, yellow and white candy with a distinctive milky, sugary taste and chewy texture came out as the most detested Halloween offering.

Here’s the breakdown of the most popular Halloween candy across our great nation. Using a decade’s worth of customer data, Candystore ranked the most popular Halloween candy , state by state. Here, a full list of this year’s sugary winners.

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