Candy Corn is not Michigan’s favorite, but it is in second place! So leave Candy Corn alone, all you Candy Corn haters! According to candystore.com Michigan’s favorite candy, as of 2022 is Starburst. We purchased 108,928 pounds of Starburst. That’s 50 tons of Starburst!
Some facts about Halloween this year:
- Estimated spending on candy this year is about 3.1 billion.
- We will spend an average of $27.55 on candy per household.
- Halloween spending overall is expected to be over 10 billion
- About 30% of purchases for Halloween will be made online.
I moved to an apartment when I was younger where no trick or treating happened. Then I moved to townhouses…where again, no trick or treating happened. So finally I purchased a home, in a regular neighbourhood and thought, “This time, there WILL BE TRICK OR TREATING!”. But, alas, there’s a rich neighbourhood right next to us that has townhouses right next to each other and the kids go there. Well, mostly, now we do have SOME kids coming to our door. What’s the point of having all these animatronic monsters if I can’t show them off at Halloween? Oh yeah, I put them in my room to scare my own kids! 😉
Here’s a breakdown of all the most popular candies state by state: