Halloween Candy Crush: Which is Your State’s Favorite Candy?
Folks, Halloween will soon be upon us in a matter of just a few days. While Halloween is an event marked by its scary decorations and a plethora of costumes, there’s another integral component of this festive occasion and that is “Candies”! However, everyone has his/her own likes and dislikes when it comes to candies. Some might love to have some chocolate eclairs while other others have proclivity for sour gummies. There has been plenty of kerfuffle around us in the days leading to the Halloween this year with regard to the popular candies of all the states. Surveys have revealed that each state has its own favorite candies. It’s time to find out which candy is gaining more popularity in your state this year.
1 – Alaska
We all know Alaska is a state geographically isolated from the rest of the country and this physical separation is reflected in the candy of the state’s choice: Twix. The amazing Twix bars make a journey of no less than 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to get to Alaska. As the cliche goes: all’s fair in love and war! And this time the love happens to be with a candy!
2 – Alabama
Alabamians’ love for chocolate can be gauged from the fact that they consume about 66,000 pounds of Hershey’s Mini Chocolate Candy Bars during the Halloween season. So, keep your bowl of candies brimming with the chocolate candy bars for this year’s trick-or-treaters, Alabamians!
3 – Arkansas
With a consumption of over 245,000 pounds, Jolly Ranchers comes out to be the favorite candy of the state of Arkansas. A state, that is full of natural resources and boasts a rugged terrain, the residents of Arkansas certainly have chosen a candy that aptly represents their state.
4 – Arizona
The people of Arizona, as it turns out, are madly in love with Snickers! Approximately 8 million Snickers are consumed in the state during the Halloween season and it is befitting that the candy bar sports a copper colored caramel and contains peanuts as a brilliant representation of their rich copper mines and delicious ground nuts.
5 – California
Salt Water Taffy is the most popular candy in a state that is sitting on a massive fault line. The residents of California are believed to consume a whopping 1.6 million pounds of salt water taffy and it definitely is California’s most favorite candy.
6 – Colorado
With a consumption of around 50,000 bars, the people of Colorado seem to be madly in love with the caramel, cookie and chocolate that combine to form Twix.
7 – Connecticut
Almond Joy is Connecticut’s favorite candy bar because of its chocolate, coconut and almond ingredients.
8 – Washington, D.C.
M&Ms have made it to the top of the list when it comes to the favorite candies on Halloween in Washington, D.C. and it definitely is here to stay for a long time.
9 – Delaware
Delaware was the first state to ratify the constitution and hence came out as the saviors of the nation. This is aptly represented in their love for Life Savers since they consume it by more than 20% as compared to any other candy.
10 – Florida
The residents of Florida consume as much as 330 tons of the rainbow colored Skittles.
11 – Georgia
People in Georgia have voted in favor of the crimson red Swedish Fish candies as the most popular candy of their state.
12 – Hawaii
Hawaii exports plenty of sugar, coffee beans and cocoa beans and yet the imports of Hershey’s Kisses seem to soar high in the sky when Halloween is around.
13 – Iowa
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups is the state’s favorite candy on Halloween because of the deliciousness that the candy brings with itself.
14 – Idaho
Candy Corn is the favorite candy of a state which is famous for producing some delicious savory potatoes.
15 – Illinois
The residents of Illinois have nominated Kit Kat bars as their favorite candy on Halloween. Estimates reveal that about 1.6 million bars of chocolate are consumed by the people of Illinois around Halloween.
16 – Indiana
The people of Indiana love the sizzling Hot Tamales and this can be gauged from the fact that they consume around 1.2 million pounds of it on and around Halloween.
17 – Kansas
M&Ms turns out to be the favorite candy of the Sunflower state.
18 – Kentucky
The state of Kentucky loves its fruity and chocolate flavored Tootsie Pops.
19 – Louisiana
The sweet treat, Lemonheads is the state’s favorite candy on Halloween.
20 – Massachusetts
With over 650,000 bars eaten, the state loves its chocolate peanut butter candy bars called as Butterfingers.
21 – Maryland
The people in Maryland certainly love their Milky Way candy bars.
22 – Maine
Maine is the first state in the United States to witness the sunrise. It is also the first state on our list that is in love with the Sour Patch Kids.
23 – Michigan
Michigan is by far the most Candy Corn loving state in the country.
24 – Minnesota
The rainbow candies called Skittles are loved by the locals in this state.
25 – Missouri
Missouri loves its Milky Way chocolate bars. About 400,000 million Milky Way bars are consumed in the state.
26 – Mississippi
Unity is what people in Mississippi adore and that is why probably their favorite candy is the 3 Musketeers.
27 – Montana
The largest snowflake in the world was found in Montana and perhaps their love of Dubble Bubble bubblegum candy can lead them to break the world record for the largest bubblegum bubble ever blown which currently stands at 20 inches in diameter.
28 – North Carolina
People in North Carolina adore Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups candies.
29 – North Dakota
Not many of you would know that milk is the staple food of North Dakota and their favorite candy is Hot Tamales. So, one would argue that it rightly is their most popular candy in combination with milk since it eases the chilly sensation on your tongue by covering it with fatty oils.
30 – Nebraska
Sour Patch Kids is the state’s most popular candy on Halloween.
31 – New Hampshire
The explosive Starburst is New Hampshire’s favorite candy.
32 – New Jersey
The state of new Jersey loves its fruity and chocolate flavored Tootsie Pops.
33 – New Mexico
New Mexico is by far the most Candy Corn loving state in the country.
34 – Nevada
The imports of Hershey’s Kisses seem to soar high in the sky in Nevada when Halloween is around.
35 – New York
New Yorkers eat almost 200,000 pounds of Sour Patch Kids and so it comes out to be their favorite candy this Halloween.
36 – Ohio
M&Ms have made it to the top of the list when it comes to the favorite candies on Halloween in Ohio.
37 – Oklahoma
The sweet combination of caramel, peanuts and chocolate is what has made the people in Oklahoma fall in love with Snickers.
38 – Oregon
The people in Oregon are in love with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and it certainly is their most favorite candy.
39 – Pennsylvania
The headquarters of Hershey’s are situated in Pennsylvania and yet the Pennsylvanians are in love with the rainbow colored Skittles.
40 – Rhode Island
The smallest state in the US has the biggest appetite for Candy Corn.
41 – South Carolina
People in South Carolina also adore Candy Corn.
42 – South Dakota
Over 27,000 pounds of Starburst candies are eaten by South Dakota around Halloween.
43 – Tennessee
Tootsie Pops is the most popular candy in Tennessee named after the nickname of the inventor’s loving daughter.
44 – Texas
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups is adored by millions in the state of Texas.
45 – Utah
Jolly Ranchers comes out to be the favorite candy of the state of Utah.
46 – Virginia
Virginia’s favorite candy on Halloween is Hot Tamales.
47 – Vermont
The sweet savory delight Milky Way is the state’s most beloved candy.
48 – Washington
The people in Washington love their Salt Water Taffy and with a coastline of 157 miles, it is no wonder as well.
49 – Wisconsin
Butterfinger is Wisconsin’s most popular candy on Halloween.
50 – West Virginia
The state of the miners aptly is in love with Blow Pops.
51 – Wyoming
Home to the least populated cities in the country, the people in Wyoming won’t have to share their Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups with not to many neighbors up close.