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Top 10 Halloween Candies

Posted: Oct 23, 2012 8:13 PM
Updated: Oct 24, 2012 12:18 PM

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You can hardly walk into a store without seeing candy everywhere. Trick or treaters will be showing up to our doors in about a week and we need to be prepared. My husband says the kind of candy we hand out could make us the coolest house on the block or encourage kids to egg our house. We usually buy chocolates and Ring Pops, that makes the kids and us happy.

In case you were wondering what the most popular candies are this year, we've found the answer for you. Today.com did a little research and based their findings on Facebook stats and Google searches. Here are the top 10 most-liked treats.

Facebook results for candy
Here are the top 10 most-liked treats on Facebook:
1. Skittles, 23.55 million likes
2. Starburst, 11.5 million likes
3. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, 10 million likes
4. Kit Kat, 9.4 million likes
5. Twix, 5.16 million likes
6. Snickers, 4.8 million likes
7. M&M'S, 4 million likes
8. Sour Patch Kids, 3.89 million likes
9. Life Savers Gummies, 3.28 million likes
10. Hershey's Kisses, 1.97 million likes

Google results for candy
The top 10 hottest candy searches on the Google search engine are:
1. Candy corn
2. Gummy Bears
3. Snickers
4. M&M'S
5. Reese's
6. Milky Way
7. Twix
8. Lollipop
9. Twizzler
10. Peanut M&M'S

Our own Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has their own Halloween candy guide that promotes Palm Oil free candy, which helps save the orangutans around the world.

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Here is the Zoo's Top 12 recommended companies and their treats/candies. These companies have committed to saving the orangutans and making Palm Oil free treats:

  1. Nestle candy - Baby Ruth, Butterfinger, Crunch Bars
  2. Wonka brand - Sweet tarts, Bottle caps, Laughy taffy, Nerds
  3. ConAgra - Fiddle Faddle, Crunch and Munch, Poppy cock
  4. Kellog's - Rice Crispy Treats, Fruit snacks, Pop Tarts, Austin Crackers
  5. Pepsi/Frito Lay - Cheetos, Doritos, Grandma's Cookies
  6. Hershey's - Twizzlers, Jolly Ranchers, Whoopers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Almond Joy, Mr. Goodbar, Heath Bar, Milk Duds
  7. Mars - Snickers, Twix, M&M's, 3 Musketeers, Milky Way, Skittles, Dove Chocolate
  8. Ghirardelli - All flavors
  9. Lindt and Spungli - Lindor Truffles (All flavors)
  10. Walmart - Great Value Brand products (Candy, Cookies, Crackers etc.)
  11. Kraft Foods - Kraft Caramels, Cadbury Creme Eggs, Toblerone
  12. Nabisco- Nutter Butter, Chips Ahoy, Oreo

Click here for the complete Halloween Guide from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

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