The Most Popular Halloween Candy in California


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Halloween gives us an excuse to stock up on our favorite candy, but which sweet treat is the most popular? Well, that depends on the state.

According to a survey conducted by Instacart, Twizzlers seem to be the top choice in western states, while the rest of the country has a variety of favorites.

Overall, Peanut and Original M&Ms were the top choice in 2020, followed by Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Hershey's Milk Chocolate, Twizzlers, Snickers, Kit Kat, Candy Corn, Sour Patch Kids, and Haribo Gold Bears.

Here are the most popular candies in each state, according to Instacart:

  • Alabama: Starburst
  • Alaska: Red Vines
  • Arizona: Red Vines
  • Arkansas: Candy Corn
  • California: Red Vines
  • Colorado: Candy Corn
  • Connecticut: Twizzlers
  • Delaware: Swedish Fish
  • Florida: YORK Peppermint Patty
  • Georgia: Starburst
  • Hawaii: Red Vines
  • Idaho: Red Vines
  • Illinois: Twizzlers
  • Indiana: Twizzlers
  • Iowa: Twizzlers
  • Kansas: Candy Corn
  • Kentucky: Candy Corn
  • Louisiana: Life Savers
  • Maine: Swedish Fish
  • Maryland: Twizzlers
  • Massachusetts: Swedish Fish
  • Michigan: Twizzlers
  • Minnesota: Twizzlers
  • Mississippi: Candy Corn
  • Missouri: Twizzlers
  • Montana: Red Vines
  • Nebraska: M&M's
  • Nevada: Red Vines
  • New Hampshire: Swedish Fish
  • New Jersey: Ferrero Rocher Hazelnut Chocolates
  • New Mexico: Werther's Original
  • New York: Ferrero Rocher Hazelnut Chocolates
  • North Carolina: Candy Corn
  • North Dakota: Twizzlers
  • Ohio: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Oklahoma: Snickers
  • Oregon: Red Vines
  • Pennsylvania: Swedish Fish
  • Rhode Island: Swedish Fish
  • South Carolina: Life Savers
  • South Dakota: Skittles
  • Tennessee: Candy Corn
  • Texas: Sour Patch Kids
  • Utah: Swedish Fish
  • Vermont: YORK Peppermint Patty
  • Virginia: Candy Corn
  • Washington: Red Vines
  • Washington, D.C.: Lindt Truffles
  • West Virginia: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Wisconsin: Twizzlers
  • Wyoming: Red Vines

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