72% of Parents Will Dip Into Their Kids’ Candy Stash, Plus Three More Halloween Candy Stats

Most parents want to make sure their kids don’t eat TOO much candy on Halloween.  And apparently one way we prevent it is by eating a large portion of their candy OURSELVES . . .

The National Confectioners Association polled about 1,400 people, and found that 72% of parents plan to STEAL from their kids’ Halloween stash this year.  Here are three more stats from the survey . . .

1.  77% of us will buy candy for trick-or-treaters, and 85% of those people will go with snack-size, name-brand candy.

2.  Chocolate candy is our favorite type of Halloween candy by far.  68% said it’s the best.  Somehow CANDY CORN came in second with 10% of the vote, followed by chewy or gummy candy with 7%.

3.  85% of parents will take steps to make sure their kids don’t overindulge.  37% of those people will set a candy limit for their kids each day.  Another 26% say they’ll act as the gatekeeper, so their kids won’t even have direct access to their candy stash.

(National Confectioners Association)

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