Candystore.com, a bulk candy distributor, has shared 10 years worth of sales data to show its most popular candies, state by state, in the months leading up to Halloween*, based on the total weight sold.
So, the following map is not really the state’s favorite candies, per se — just the most popular for this one distributor. But fun to click around on nonetheless.
Here’s the tallies from the Twin States.
- Snickers (63,876 lbs)
- Starburst (62,486 lbs)
- Salt Water Taffy (25,978 lbs)
- Milky Way (29,387 lbs)
- M&M’s (27,811 lbs)
- Skittles (17,662 lbs)
Just for comparison’s sake, the state the bought the most lbs of candy is Texas, who bought 1,952,361 lbs of Starburst.
We’ve asked for more clarity on this time frame, and will let you know if we hear back. Meaning August through October.