Study: Most popular Halloween candy in United States

Halloween candy

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Halloween is just days away, and Americans are gearing up with decorations, costumes, and candy.

According to RetailMeNot, 78% of Americans are planning to buy candy this year for Halloween.

However, not all candy is created equal.

A RetailMeNot study surveyed 11,066 adults on their favorite Halloween candy and created a list of the most popular candy in the United States.

Overall, chocolate-based candies surpassed typical sugar and non-chocolate based candy on the list.

Most Popular Halloween Candy 2021

  • 55% M&Ms
  • 54% Reese’s
  • 50% Kit Kat
  • 48% Snickers
  • 44% Hershey Bars
  • 42% Twix
  • 29% Skittles
  • 28% Candy Corn.

Besides candy, about half of Americans plan to buy ‘fall’ food and drinks like pumpkin pie or apple cider.

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