Seventy-seven percent of U.S. citizens plan to distribute candy. Traditionally, sweets are given to children who knock on the door for the holiday.
Americans continue to spend money to buy candy for Halloween, although they limit themselves to the consumption of sweets. This is stated in a new study of the National Association of Confectioners (NCA), reported on Saturday, October 26, Interfax-Ukraine.
Thus, according to NCA estimates, this year $2.7 billion will be spent on the purchase of candy by October 31. Traditionally, sweets are given to children who knock on the door and ask for treats.
Seventy-seven percent of Americans surveyed by the NCA plan to distribute candy.
Chocolate remains the most popular delicacy: 68% of the survey participants prefer it. In second place – traditional toffee with corn syrup (candy corn), which accounts for 10%. The remaining 9% include chewing candies, mint lollipops, caramel, lollipops, and licorice candies.
At the same time, the majority of respondents (85%) small confectionery is preferred, the NCA notes.
Approximately 90% of parents want to use Halloween to talk to their children about the need to observe moderation in the consumption of sweets.
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