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Survey reveals most popular Halloween candy in each state

Halloween is right around the corner, and Candystore.com compiled data nationwide to determine the most popular candy in each state.

Lee Danuff

Oct 6, 2023, 8:20 PM

Updated 288 days ago

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Halloween is right around the corner, and Candystore.com compiled data nationwide to determine the most popular candy in each state.
Data shows that the most purchased candy overall is Reese's Cups, M&Ms and Hot Tamales.
In New York, Sour Patch Kids came in first, followed by Hot Tamales and Candy Corn.
In New Jersey, the No. 1 candy choice was Tootsie Pops, followed by M&Ms and Skittles.
Connecticut's first choice in candy is Almond Joy, followed by Milky Way and M&Ms.
Candystore.com also has a list of the worst Halloween candies this year. The top five are Circus Peanuts, Candy Corn, Necco Wafers, Peanut Butter Kisses and Wax cola bottles.
The National Retail Federation says Americans are expected to spend $3.6 billion on Halloween candy this year.


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