With Halloween just around the corner, kids in New York are eagerly getting ready for a night of trick-or-treating. One pressing question on everyone’s mind is: What’s the most popular Halloween candy in New York?
As a parent whose son has a nut allergy, this question is particularly important. Fortunately, recent data reveals the top three Halloween candies in New York don’t contain nuts and are not chocolate-based candies. Providing a little peace of mind for families dealing with nut-allergies.
The rankings are the result of a comprehensive analysis by Candystore.com that spanned 16 years of sales data. Below are the most popular Halloween candies in NY and the nation.
Most Popular Halloween Candies in New York
1. Sour Patch Kids
Known for their tangy taste, Sour Patch Kids is the most popular Halloween candy in New York.
2. Hot Tamales
These cinnamon-flavored candies have earned a place in the hearts of trick-or-treaters in the Empire State.
3. Candy Corn
A classic Halloween candy, Candy Corn’s sugary sweetness continues to be a favorite among New Yorkers during Halloween.
Most Popular Halloween Candy in America
1. Reese’s Cups
Reese’s Cups is the most popular Halloween Candy in the US. America can’t get enough of the irresistible combination of peanut butter and chocolate.
M&Ms is the second most popular Halloween Candy in America and maintains its universal appeal as an all-time favorite candy nationwide.
3. Hot Tamales
Hot Tamales is a top contender in the national Halloween candy scene with their spicy cinnamon flavor.
While New York’s favorite Halloween candies are non-chocolate based and nut-free, the national favorites are a mix of traditional favorites and non-chocolate favorites. The absence of nuts in New York’s most popular Halloween candies provides a comforting factor for families dealing with nut-allergies.
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