Business of Halloween Candy

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90 million pounds
The week of Halloween, Americans buy 90 million pounds of chocolate. That's enough Hershey's bars to wrap around the world nearly 3.25 times!
The United States of Candy
The average American consumes 3.4 pounds of candy over Halloween.
The average American household spends around $50 on Halloween candy.
There are around 40 million trick-or-treaters!
America's Top 10 Favorite Halloween Candy
1.  Reese's 2.  M&Ms 3.  Snickers 4.  Hershey's 5.  KitKat
6. Twix 7.  Three Musketeers 8.  Hershey's                 Cookies 'n Cream 9.  Milky Way 10. Almond Joy
After Chocolate, Candy Corn is the most popular Halloween Candy.
*Source: 90.5 WESA's Essential Pittsburgh