Bet You Didn’t Know

Halloween is almost here guys! Here are some fun facts about the holiday sweets~

Image 1. Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy a year for Halloween.

 2. About 90 million pounds of chocolate are sold during the week of Halloween.

 3. The top selling candy is candy corn. Americans purchase over 20 million pounds of it a year, though not every last one of those millions of candies was actually consumed.

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4. Candy Corn is the most searched-for candy term in Google.

5. After candy corn, the leading best sellers are: Snickers, Reese’s, Kit Kat, and M&M’s.

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6. Of all the 365 days in the year, the top five candy selling days are all in October.

7. The average American household spends $44 a year on Halloween candy.

Now here’s a question for you! 🙂

How many of you sort your goodies into chocolate, gummy, and hard candy categories? Well, you’re not alone because one-third of trick-or-treaters do the same.

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