Candy corn is a very polarizing Halloween treat. I love candy corn and could eat it year round. Fortunately, at Halloween time they have them in snack size bags so I can exhibit some self control.
When the National Confectioners Association surveyed Americans to find out what their favorite type of Halloween candy is, candy corn came in second. Second! Chocolate was a clear winner with 68 percent of people voting for this candy staple. Ten percent of people voted for candy corn, beating out all other categories (including caramels, licorice, mints, and gummy candies).
The Candy Store decided to look at it another way, and took 10 years of candy sales data (from 2007 to 2016) and compiled a list of favorite candies by state. It was more varied than you might expect, but a whopping six states had candy corn as their top candy: Alabama, Idaho, Michigan, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and South Carolina. Shocking, right?
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So I am in good company with my admiration of candy corn.
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