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Halloween Pumpkin Sales

ALLOWEEN JACK O'GRAPHIC It's that time of year again when ghouls, witches and grotesque monsters stand side by side in their quest for treats, or tricks if you're particularly unlucky. It's Halloween! Of all the iconic images of Halloween, the pumpkin is by far one of the most commonly recognised worldwide. Using data collected from both Tesco supermarkets in the UK, and The Kroger Co. supermarkets in the US, we've created this ghoulish infographic that charts the popularity of this Halloween favourite from both sides of the Atlantic. During the Halloween season... ...18,952 tons of pumpkins are sold 18952 TONS .enough pumpkins are sold in the UK & US to stretch from London to Transylvania 1,524 miles ...enough pumpkins are sold in the UK & US to make 41 million pumpkin pies wHO000g! The total weight of pumpkins sold in the UK & US equates to the total weight of... ...221,000 zombies That's enough zombies to fill Wembley Stadium, Michigan Stadium AND have enough left over to pack out the o2 arena (London) for a Thriller tribute concert.* AAARGHI ...430 million vampire bats ...223 million tarantulas And finally, if you stacked all the pumpkins sold for Halloween on top of one another they would reach the same height as 761,582 coffins stacked end to end on top of one another.** HA HA HA! * based on a zombie weighing 189lbs - an average calculation of the weight of an average UK/US male ** based on the average height of a pumpkin being 50cms and the coffins measuring 6ft long dunnhumby

Halloween Pumpkin Sales

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Halloween pumpkin sales infographic, USA & UK for dunnhumby. Based on sales data from Tesco in the UK and The Kroger Co. in the USA.

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Nick Cox

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