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What’s America’s Favorite Halloween Candy?

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Do you want to be known for giving out the best Halloween candy in the neighborhood?

Give chocolate, specifically Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. 24/7 Wall Street reports they were America’s top selling candy in 2012. Nearly 510 million dollars worth of Reese’s were sold last year. M&Ms, came in second, at nearly $501 million.

The figures show chocolate is definitely America’s favorite variety of candy. Nearly 4 billion dollars were  spent on chocolate products under 3-1/2 ounces over the past four years. Chocolate represents about 75% of Halloween of Halloween candy sales.

Who eats it all? kids eat 4 out of every 5 pieces of candy. 

The10 Bestselling Candy Products in 2012 were:

#1. Reese’s … $509.85 million
#2. M&M’s … $500.82 million
#3. Snickers …- $456.91 million
#4. Hershey’s … $324.63 million
#5. Kit Kat … $306.51 million
#6. Twix 4 To Go … $116.13 million
#7. 3 Musketeers … $101.27 million
#8. Hershey’s Cookies ‘N’ Crème … $100.7 million
#9. Milky Way … $93.46 million
#10. Almond Joy … $82.25 million

[24/7 Wall Street]

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