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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.

Source: CandyStore.com.

Here’s the tallies from the Twin States.

New Hampshire

  1. Snickers (63,876 lbs)
  2. Starburst (62,486 lbs)
  3. Salt Water Taffy (25,978 lbs)


  1. Milky Way (29,387 lbs)
  2. M&M’s (27,811 lbs)
  3. 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.