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Candy corn named most popular Halloween candy in Michigan
Posted: 3:20 PM, Oct 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-05 15:42:53-04
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<p>Los Angeles, Ca. – Halloween candy corn for an illustration about the anatomy of a sugar rush. (Photo by Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)</p>
The most popular Halloween candy in Michigan is candy corn, according to
Michiganders consume nearly 150,000 pounds of candy corn around Halloween.
Skittles and Starburst come in second and third place, respectively.
The data comes from 10 years of sales data from 2007 to 2016 during months leading up to Halloween and breaking down sales by state.
Major candy manufacturers and distributors contributed and verified the data.
The National Retail Federation estimates that shoppers will spend $2.7 billion on Halloween candy this year.
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