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Candy searches

Fun fact of the day…

Candy Corn is the most searched-for candy term in Google — more popular than candy apples, gummy worms and candy pumpkins.

http://blog.chegg.com/2012/10/31/12-interesting-candy-facts-you-probably-dont-know/

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Sugar free??

Fun fact of the day…

Google searches for gluten-free candy are currently 20 percent higher than searches for sugar-free candy.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/halloween-candy-facts-statistics_n_1062687.html#s438401&title=GlutenFree_vs_SugarFree

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Pounds of chocolate

Fun fact of the day…

A whopping 90 million pounds (about 40 million kg) of chocolate candy is sold during Halloween week, taking a strong lead compared to other holidays. Almost 65 million pounds (about 29 million kg) is sold during the week leading up to Easter and only 48 million pounds (about 21 million kg) during Valentine’s week.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/halloween-candy-facts-statistics_n_1062687.html#s438293&title=Biggest_Candy_Sales

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Today, Oct. 28th

Fun fact of the day…

October 28th is traditionally the biggest day of the year for candy sales. And of all the 365 days in the year, the top five candy selling days are all in October.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/halloween-candy-facts-statistics_n_1062687.html#s438411&title=Ultimate_Candy_Day

 

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About fifty dollars

Fun fact of the day…

The average North American household spends $44 a year on Halloween candy!

http://blog.chegg.com/2012/10/31/12-interesting-candy-facts-you-probably-dont-know/

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A truck lot of candy

Fun fact of the day…

Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds (about 272 million kilograms) of candy a year for Halloween. What does that look like? Imagine 16 billion fun size Snickers bars or 158 trillion individual Candy Corns.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/halloween-candy-facts-statistics_n_1062687.html#s438105&title=Candy_In_Weight

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Fun fact of the day…

Which state searched the most for organic candy? Colorado. Oregon searched most for gluten-free candy and Kentucky took the lead in sugar-free.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/halloween-candy-facts-statistics_n_1062687.html#s438398&title=Candy_By_State

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Candy Sales

Fun fact of the day…

Over 10 percent of annual candy sales happen the days leading up to Halloween — that is nearly $2 billion dollars in sales.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/halloween-candy-facts-statistics_n_1062687.html#s438326&title=2_Billion_In

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Candies!

Fun fact of the day…

Jelly Belly Candy Company can produce 347 jelly belly beans a second.

http://www.jellybelly-uk.com/faq/q-and-a/?id=12

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Do you like Snickers?

Fun fact of the day…

Chocolate bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers at #1.

http://educationaldaycare.kiddieacademy.com/infographics/2012/halloween/Kiddie-Academy-Infographic.pdf

Now I must say, yes Snickers are good, but I would much rather take a Kit-Kat, or a Areo over a Snickers any day!

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