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How Much Candy Do We Eat At Halloween?

How Much Candy Do We Eat at Halloween?

158 Million Americans Participate in Halloween

95% of those will purchase candy

5% will not. No Candy

$6.9 billion will be spent on Halloween this year

$2.6 billion on costumes

$330 million on pet costumes

$2.08 billion on candy

Decorations, Cards, Parties, etc.

That���s that entire GDP of Zimbabwe! or the extra debt the US gets into each day.

Get to know your candy corn.

October 30th is National Candy Corn Day

35 million lbs. are manufactured each year.

Candy corn is the second most popular Halloween candy after chocolate.

43% eat the narrow end first.

47% eat the whole thing.

What do the other 10% do with it?

Start Finish

If the candy corn kernels sold each year were laid out end to end, they would wrap around the Earth 4.25 times.

Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy each year for Halloween.

Equivalent to the weight of 6 Titanic ships.

Wacky State Facts

Illinois

Anyone older than 13 caught trick-or-treating can face $1000 fine!

Alabama

It���s illegal to dress up as a priest.

California

You can be fined $1000 for using silly string on Halloween

The average American consumes 3.4 pounds of candy over Halloween

That���s heavier than a twerking popstar���s brain!

Kids consume up to 7,000 calories on Halloween (the same as 13 Big Macs!)

Toooooo much candyyyyyy-

The average trick or treater consumes about 3 cups of sugar- equivalent to 220 sugar packets!

New York Boston

Kids would need to trick or treat for 180 miles (60 hours) to burn off what they eat. OMG!

How do I get the most candy for my buck?

The average American household spends $47 on Halloween candy.

Here���s how to make it stretch the furthest

What���s the cheapest popular candy to buy?

Ounces of candy

210

180

150

Skittles

Snickers

M&M���s

Hershey���s

Where should I buy it?

Oz of Candy

210

180

150

Walmart

Kmart

Target

Kroger

CVS

Walgreens HOW MUCH CANDY DO WE EAT AT HALLAWEEN? 158 MILLION AMERICANS PARTICIPATE IN HALLOWEEN No CANDY 95 % of those will purchase candy 5 % will not $6.9 BILLION WILL BE SPENT ON HALLOWEEN THIS YEAR $2.6 billion on costumes $2.08 billion on candy $330 million on pet costumes Decorations, Cards, Parties, etc. That's the entire GDP of Zimbabwe! .or the extra debt the US gets into each day GET TO KNOW YOUR CANDY CORN AMERICANS PURCHASE NEARLY 600 MILLION POUNDS OF CANDY EACH YEAR FOR HALLOWEEN Equivalent to the weight of 6 Titanic ships October 30th is National Candy Corn Day ............ 35 million Ibs. are manufactured each year. **** Candy corn is the second most popular Halloween candy after chocolate. WACKY STATE FACTS 43% eat the narrow end first 47% eat the whole thing Illinois Alabama California (What do the other 10% do with it?) START FINISH If the candy corn kernels sold each year were laid out end to end, they would wrap around the Earth 4.25 times. Anyone older than 13 caught trick-or-treating can face a $1000 fine! It's illegal to dress up as a priest. You can be fined $1000 for using silly string on Halloween. THE AVERAGE AMERICAN CONSUMES 3.4 POUNDS OF CANDY OVER HALLOWEEN That's heavier than a twerking popstar's brain! Kids consume up to 7,000 calories on Halloween (the same as 13 Big Macs!) Tooo0o much candyyyyy... Kids would need to trick or treat for 180 miles (60 hours) to burn off what they eat. OMG! BOSTON The average trick or treater consumes about 3 cups of sugar – equivalent to 220 sugar packets! NEW YORK HOW DO I GET THE MOST CANDY FOR MY BUCK? THE AVERAGE AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD SPENDS $47 ON HALLOWEEN CANDY HERE'S HOW TO MAKE IT STRETCH THE FURTHEST What's the cheapest popular candy to buy? 210 180 150 SKITTLES SNICKERS M&M's HERSHEY'S Where should I buy it? 210 180 150 WALMART KMART TARGET KROGER CVS WALGREENS Sources: US Candy Consumption & Halloween Spending Facts: National Retail Federation est. GDP of Zimbabwe 2012 (Adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity): IndexMundi.com & Wikipedia.com| US National Debt Increasing By >$6bn/ day: Fox News Weight of Titanic: Wikipedia (52,310 tons) | Candy Corn Popularity: CBSLocal.com | Candy Corn Earth Fact: National Confectioners Association | Alabama Legislature: Legislature.state.al.us | California Legis- lature: New York Times| Illinois Legislature: UpNorthLive.com | Cups of Sugar Fact: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Calorific Consumption Statistics: UPI.com | Big Mac Calorific Content: McDonalds.com Brain Weight: The Physics Factbook A full list of sources and links can be found at http://bit.ly/halloweencandyinfographic designed by Jacob Greif Find coupon codes automatically with our free browser plug-in (it works on candy and COUPON FOLLOW i a whole lot more!). Grab it at Couponfollow.com/checkout Oz of Candy Ounces of Candy

How Much Candy Do We Eat At Halloween?

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Did you know trick or treaters would have to walk from New York to Boston just to burn off the calories they consume in one night? That you can be fined $1000 for trick or treating in Illinois? That k...

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