Here are the 3 most popular Halloween candies Idahoans have purchased over the last 10 years
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IDAHO FALLS — Online retailer CandyStore.com has released a list of the best selling Halloween candy in every U.S. state and the results show Idahoans love their sweet treats.
The company analyzed ten years (2007-2016) of sales data to determine the popular candies based on the number of pounds sold.
Coming in as the most popular candy in Idaho — candy corn. A whopping 85,903 pounds of the yellow, orange and white cone-shaped sweet is sold every year.
Starburst is Idaho’s second favorite Halloween candy with 60,826 pounds purchased annually.
And chocolate placed third on the list with 34,847 of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups being bought every year.
The National Retail Federation estimates that shoppers will spend $2.7 billion on Halloween candy this year. Industry research has shown that, in 2015, online candy sales increased by 15 percent.