8 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Halloween Candy

 

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As we approach Halloween, we dig through the facts and figures to take a cold, steely math-driven look at the hidden world of candy. We won't tell your dentist if you don't.


American consumers purchase 600 million tons of candy every Halloween. That accounts for a $1.9 billion haul or $44 per household. That’s a lotta money for a food source that offers close to zero nutritional value!

So, as we gear-up for Halloween, we decided to celebrate the season best way we know how here at Bundle: With numbers! Delicious, unimpeachable numbers born from American's blood-sugar spiking love affair with confectionery delights. Click here for the top 15 candy stores near you.

Take a stroll down candy lane with our slideshow as we explore the hidden secret truths about our nation's annual Halloween candy binge.

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