The best and worst Halloween candies for 2021, according to data


The variety of swooning treats on Halloween can seem endless. From sour chocolates to gummy candies and more, there’s a good chance you’ll end up with a candy you’ll enjoy in your Halloween basket.

But everyone’s taste buds are different.

This year, ranked the most popular Halloween candy in America as well as Texas to show which candy reigns supreme in 2021.

For the data, Candy Store said, “We looked at 14 years of 2007-2021 sales data, particularly the months leading up to Halloween. We sell nationally (and within Canada), so we’ve broken down our sales by state. We also have relationships with leading candy manufacturers and distributors – all of whom contributed and helped us draw our conclusions. “

Let’s take a look at America’s Top 10 Favorite Halloween Sweets first.

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  1. Reese’s cups

  2. Skittles

  3. M & M’s

  4. Stars

  5. Hot tamales

  6. Children’s sour patch

  7. Hershey’s kisses

  8. Snickers

  9. Tootsie Pop’s

  10. Corn candy

As for Texas, the company claims Starburst is the best candy in the state. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups follow in second, followed by Sour Patch Kids.

However, not all candy can be a favorite. So, has also compiled a list of the worst candy in 2021 to see what people won’t be so excited to receive in the Halloween basket this year.

  1. Corn candy

  2. Circus peanuts

  3. Peanut butter kisses

  4. Smarties

  5. Necco wafers

  6. Wax Coke Bottles

  7. Mary janes

  8. Tootsie rolls

  9. Good and plentiful

  10. Black licorice

Have your favorites and lesser favorites been on the lists?

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