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Americans are buying more Halloween candy than last year — but we might not hand it all out
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If recent data is any indication, we’re purchasing significantly more Halloween candy than we did in 2019 — but some of us are likely going to eat it all ourselves.
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The National Confectioners Association recently reported that Halloween candy and chocolate sales in the four weeks preceding Sept. 6 were up 13% over the same time period last year, with Halloween-themed chocolate sales up over 25% alone.
Interestingly, though, the findings come just days after Advantage Solutions, a market research firm, released the results of a survey that suggested 14% fewer Americans planned to hand out candy, when compared to 2019.