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Halloween Fun Facts That Will Not Scare You

It’s finally here the big day where kids will load up on candy as they go door to door trick-or-treating, please look out for the little one’s tonight drive carfeully and reduce your speed. Ok now on to the fun facts ;  Halloween beats out Valentines Day big time for the most chocolate sold, how about 90 million pounds or roughly 1.9 billion is spent on Halloween candy each year. More American are ready for Halloween this year it’s up 68%  from 63% last year.

Candy Corn invented in 1898 by the Herman Goelitz Confectionary Company of Fairfield, California is still very popluar with over 35 million pounds being made each year. 
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According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s National

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Agricultural Statistics Service, in 2010, the top pumpkin-producing states—Illinois, California, New York and Ohio—produced 1.1 billion pounds of pumpkins.

 

 

 

 

 

I’m sure alot of you will, if you have any left over candy, that dark and milk chocolate can last up to two years if stored in a dry odor-free place, hard candy can last up to one year & unopened cans of candy corn can last up to nine months.

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