As Americans prepare to indulge their sweet tooth with Halloween celebrations, here are some facts about the candy behind one of America’s most popular holidays:
FACT: Americans buy almost 600 pounds of candy each year for Halloween.
FACT: More than ten-percent of annual candy sales take place in the days prior to Halloween.
FACT: Google searches for gluten-free candy are currently 20-percent higher than searches for sugar-free candy.
FACT: October 28th is the day of the year with the most candy sales.
VIA METRONETWORKS INC.:
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