If you contribute to the estimated $3. billion in Halloween candy sales in the US, you might be interested to know what is most popular in your state.
The surprising winner was candy corn, selected by at least 6 states.
For me, it has to have chocolate, and maybe nuts and or peanut butter. So, for sure Reese Cup, Snickers, Butterfinger, M & M peanut.
We’ve never been a fan of “Fun Size”, and since we average only 30 to 40 visitors, have turned to salty snack bags and cookies for the past few years.
Chips, pretzels, popcorn, and this year, Famous Amos chocolate chip cookies will be on tap.
Candystore.com has collected sales data for the past 10 years, and provides the interactive map.
Including costumes, decorations and other festivities, the National Retail Federation estimates that $9.1 billion will be spent on Halloween this year, and not just on humans.
For the past 27 years, a dog parade and costume contest has been held in New York City, drawing a national crowd. This past weekend, the Tompkins Square event awarded its first prize to this NYC double-decker bus full of French bulldog tourists.