Americans love their Halloween candy: Sales this year are expected to be $ 2.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
50 candies amounted to $ 0.10 per piece e, a little less per piece than if you bought more types candy separately.
Chocolate is more expensive. [Editor’s note: Worth it.] Not all candy is created like: Usually, chocolate costs a little more than sugar-based treat as candy. "When it comes to bang for your money, candy corn is the obvious winner, but there's a risk because it's so controversial," said Clair Robins, spokeswoman for CandyStore.com, CNBC Make It. Halloween treats ranked # 6 on CandyStore's list of most popular candy, but it was the # 2 most hated Halloween candy in a recent survey as well.
Buy in bulk. When tackling the Halloween candy shopping list, remember to buy in bulk, Skirboll says because buying a 100-bag bag is usually better than an agreement to buy more smaller bags.
Do not be afraid to wait. Skirboll says that shops tend to put candy and Halloween decor on sale closer to 31st October, so last minute customers get great deals: "The shops are so busy putting holiday items after Halloween so they want steep discounts to make sure that all the spooky decor and candy are off the shelves. "
If you want to play it safely, stick to crowds. Using CandyStore's sales data on the most popular candy, here are the most popular brands in the US that will cost you the least.