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Wisconsin's top candy changes for 2018

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- According to, Wisconsin's top Halloween candy is Butterfinger with 118,984. Last year the top candy was Starbursts and in 2016 it was Laffy Taffy.

In Wisconsin, Starbursts moved from first to second with 118,572 pounds. The third spot is Hot Tamales with 37,588 pounds.

Across the entire country, Skittles was the top candy followed by M&M's and Snickers. Here's the national Top 10:

1. Skittles
2. M&M's
3. Snickers
4. Reese's Cups
5. Starburst
6. Candy Corn
7. Hot Tamales
8. Hershey's
9. Tootsie Pops
10. Jolly Ranchers

Use the interactive map to see the top three candies for each state.


The website had this to say about Wisconsin's favorite candy:

Wisconsin’s most popular Halloween candy has changed again this year. Butterfinger reclaims its title as the Top Halloween Candy. The top 2 candies actually switched places again this year, as Starbursts edged out Butterfinger for the top candy in last years study. Also Hot Tamales stole the #3 spot away from Jolly Ranchers. Those badgers had a big change this year with all 3 spots changing hands. Get some Butterfinger if you’re stocking up in the Badger State.

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