Halloween Financial Triviapumpkins with the majority of them purchased around Halloween. More Info
*Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers #1. More Info
*Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday, with Christmas being the first. More Info
*Because of the sugar ration caused by World War II, children did not
trick-or-treat from 1942-1947.
*Candy flies off the shelves at Halloween — about 600 million pounds of it every season, including roughly 90 million pounds of chocolate, according to market researchers at Nielsen Co. More info
*In 2011, The National Confectioners Assn. surveyed adults, asking what
they plan to sneak from the Halloween candy bowl. Almost half -- 41% --
admitted to plans to pocket some treats themselves. While respondents
didn't say what they will grab, here's what they plan to stock the candy
*Of those buying or making Halloween costumes, the average person will
spend $28.65 this year, up slightly from $26.52 in 2011.
*Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.
*The average person eats 1.2 pounds of candy on Halloween!! What about
*House egged during Halloween? Best products to use for cleanup should be highly alkaline, with a pH in the range of 11.5 to 12.5, such as Formula 409 All Purpose Cleaner. Source
*Don't know what to do with leftover Halloween candy? Look for "candy
buy-backs" often held by dentist offices looking to promote oral health
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