(WYTV)- You never know what’s going to show up in your child’s trick-or-treat bag.
But there are always one or two brands that show up again and again.
According to the National Retail Federation, Halloween candy spending should hit a whopping three billion dollars this year, the most ever and a 20% increase over last year.
A website called CandyStore.com looked at Halloween candy sales to find the most popular candies this year.
Across the country, the number one treat is Reese’s Cups followed by Skittles and M&Ms
Let’s check Ohio and the states around it to find the candies we’re buying the most this October.
- Ohio: Blow Pops. (M&Ms come in 2nd, Starburst is 3rd.)
- Pennsylvania: Hershey’s Mini Bars. (Skittles are 2nd and and M&Ms are 3rd)
- West Virginia: Hershey’s Mini Bars
- Kentucky: Swedish Fish
- Indiana: Starburst
- Michigan: Candy Corn
By the way, 50% of parents admit to holding some candy back for themselves later in the year.