Most appreciated Halloween candy in the United States in 2017, by generation

This statistic shows the results of a 2017 survey which asked U.S. consumers which candy they would appreciate receiving the most, broken down by generation. According to the survey, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the most popular candy among 14.6 percent of Baby Boomers, 20.9 percent of Generation Xers, and 21.3 percent of Millennials.

Favorite Halloween candy to receive according to consumers in the United States 2017, by generation

Reese`s Peanut Butter CupsSnickersTwixKit KatSkittlesMilky WaySour Patch KidsStarburstButterfingerM&M's3 Musketeers100 GrandAlmond JoyHershey's Milk ChocolateCandy Corn
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Release date

October 2017


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents

2,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify the date of the survey or the method of survey.

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